Salvos Legal

4 job(s) at Salvos Legal

Salvos Legal Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jul 03, 2017
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 Property Team offers you a unique opportunity to:  Gain “hands on” experience in commercial and retail leasing, sales and purchase and general property advice 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 Property 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.   “As a PLT student with little prior experience in law, I was exposed to a variety of legal tasks include lease work and conveyance work. Not only was I encouraged to grow and learn, I felt that I was also challenged in my role. However, this was not especially daunting given that I knew I had the support of experienced legal professionals.  Working at Salvos Legal was also incredibly satisfying knowing that our contribution was helping the greater mission of holistic justice within the community. I truly had a sense that my actions were aiding those in need.  All in all, despite a short time at Salvos Legal, I would definitely recommend this internship to anyone considering especially given the culture and environment that was present.”  Simon, PLT Student, March 2017   To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to: Sophia McCrindle Volunteer Coordinator