Practical Legal Training (PLT)

  • Aspect Legal
  • Jul 22, 2020
Part-time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

Do you see your future-self as a successful commercial lawyer?

Our firm is a specialist commercial practice, with clients from SME’s through to global corporations.This trainee role is a unique opportunity to gain valuable practical experience and develop your legal skills. 

You will be part of a team of commercial lawyers and work on fast-paced client matters, with an emphasis on business sales and corporate acquisition matters. Importantly, you will be tutored and guided by experienced commercial lawyers with a wealth of experience  in real-world commercial transactions.

This role will immediately involve you with:

  • Business acquisition and sale matters, commonly structured as either a business sale or a share sale transaction.
  • Term sheets, NDA’s, agreements, deeds, and contracts.
  • Commercial and retail property leases.
  • Business structures, financing and corporate governance.

You will also develop your skills, through:

  • Negotiation and interaction with clients, stakeholders and other legal professionals.
  • Exchange of contracts, completion and settlement of sale and purchase matters.
  • Efficient reviewing information from many different sources.
  • Drafting legal documents in house-style.
  • Engrossing and filing documents.
  • Use of checklists.
  • Legal research.
  • Many of the other skills that a successful lawyer must master before they can be considered to be a top commercial lawyer. 

Outstanding candidates who demonstrate aptitude in commercial law may also be offered a continuing role beyond the PLT practical training period, as a graduate or junior lawyer.

A final word from our principal:

“As an intern, you will get the opportunity to see exactly how the process operates. This will help to equip you well for a future in practice Law. Our intern position comes with the opportunity to be considered for the practice of Law in our firm, at the end of your training period. We are looking for the following qualities:

  • The ability to independently, work, think, and come up with creative solutions.
  • Academic excellence. 
  • Evident focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Willingness to learn

We look forward to welcoming you to our practice.”

Organisation Name

Aspect Legal

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Contact Name

Theresa Eves/Alexandra Arenas

Email address

Street Address

Top Floor, 6/10 Rodborough Road Frenchs Forest

Job Level

Law Student

State / Province / Region

New South Wales