Salvos Legal

3 job(s) at Salvos Legal

Salvos Legal Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
May 15, 2017
Full-time
Salvos Legal is an award-winning, social enterprise law firm owned by the Salvation Army. We act for NSW and Federal Government agencies, ASX 200 companies, SMEs, Not-For-Profits and individuals. Uniquely, all of our profits fund our humanitarian arm, Salvos Legal Humanitarian , which provides free legal services to people who need them most. Our firm was recognised as the 2014 Law Firm of the Year in the Australian Law Awards and was awarded Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards .  We were also recently named one of the 2016 Innovative Firms by Australasian Lawyer .   The role…   A placement in Salvos Legal’s Corporate and Commercial Team offers you a unique opportunity to:  Gain “hands on” experience in corporate advisory, banking and finance and transactional commercial work in a best practice environment; Develop your foundational legal skills through active mentoring from our respected staff team; Complete your PLT hours or gain 4 months experience towards your unrestricted practicing certificate; Participate in our internal CLE program, earning a minimum of 5 CLE points during your 4 month internship; Benefit from our staff well-being program, which supports both professional and personal development; Join an innovative, energetic and friendly team in a boutique firm   You… To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a law graduate or junior solicitor with a genuine interest in Corporate and Commercial Law, and a commitment to volunteering full-time for four months. You will have strong interpersonal, written communication and time-management skills and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.  If you are an energetic and flexible young lawyer with a hunger to participate in a unique and growing business and a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team.     “From the first day, interns at Salvos Legal are given the opportunity to further develop their professional legal skills through direct involvement in the firm's legal matters. The mentorship and educational support provided by Partners and Solicitors at Salvos Legal are excellent. They are always happy to sit down with you to discuss your work and provide ways to make improvements. Interns are always kept in the loop on matters on which they have assisted.  Salvos Legal runs many internal workshops and classes for their employees and interns who are looking to complete their CPD units or simply interested in broadening their skill sets. During my time, I have had the opportunity to attend a variety of workshops including workshops on drafting option agreements, dealing with tenders and reviewing commercial contracts.” Hajime , Volunteer Solicitor, April 2017   To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to: Sophia McCrindle Volunteer Coordinator volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au
Salvos Legal Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
May 15, 2017
Full-time
Salvos Legal Humanitarian is an award-winning, social enterprise law firm owned by the Salvation Army. We provide free legal services to people who need them most, and have acted in over 18,500 pro-bono matters to date. Uniquely, we are fully funded by our commercial arm, Salvos Legal, which acts for NSW and Federal Government agencies, ASX 200 companies, SMEs, Not-For-Profits and individuals. Our firm was was awarded Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards. We were also recently named one of the 2016 Innovative Firms by Australasian Lawyer. The role… A volunteer placement with Salvos Legal Humanitarian offers you a unique opportunity to: Gain “hands on” experience in criminal, family and refugee and migration law and day-to-day case management in a best practice environment; Develop your foundational legal skills through active mentoring from our respected staff team; Gain 4 months experience towards your unrestricted practicing certificate in a social justice context; Participate in our internal CLE program, earning a minimum of 5 CLE points during your 4 month internship; Benefit from our staff well-being program, which supports both professional and personal development; Join an innovative, energetic and friendly team in a boutique firm You… To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a junior solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering full-time (5 days/ week) for 4 months. You will have strong communication and time-management skills, proven interpersonal skills including the ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds, and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team. If you are an energetic and flexible young lawyer with a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team. To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to: Sophia McCrindle Volunteer & Education Coordinator volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au