PLT Work Experience Placement

  • Australian Family Lawyers
  • Jul 24, 2020
Full-time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

Australian Family Lawyers is a specialist Family Law Firm located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. Australian Family Lawyers is a national Firm with offices currently in Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria. 

We are seeking one candidate to undertake their PLT work experience placement with our firm. The successful applicant will be directly supervised by our Queensland Head of Legal and our Sunshine Coast Practice Leader, as well as other senior solicitors of the firm.  Your role will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in a variety of family law matters and you will be exposed to a range of tasks including general office duties, research, marketing, business development opportunities, drafting of correspondence and Court documents as well as the opportunity to attend Court Hearing and mediations with your supervisor. This is a great opportunity to work with a firm that has a friendly culture and to be mentored by our family law experts nationwide. 

The successful applicant will:

  • be completing a placement of not less than 60 days,
  • be available a minimum of 3 days a week
  • have a passion for a career in family law;
  • have the ability to conduct legal research;
  • have excellent analytical and organisational skills;
  • possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and
  • be highly motivated and focussed with attention to detail.


  • Completion of a Law degree;
  • Eligible for PLT placement at an Australian University;
  • Provide proof of insurance for your placement from your University;
  • Completing a placement of not less than 60 days through your University;
  • Available a minimum of 3 days a week; and
  • Experience is not required but is preferred.

Please note this position is voluntary and unpaid. Candidates who are shortlisted for the position will be contacted for interview. 

Please email your cover letter, resume and academic transcript to our Sunshine Coast Practice Leader, Charlotte Monaghan ( 

Organisation Name

Australian Family Lawyers

Landline phone

(07) 3012 9100

Contact Name

Charlotte Monaghan

Email address

Street Address

1st Floor, Tower 2, Kon-Tiki Business Centre, 55 Plaza Parade, Maroochydore QLD 4558

Job Level

Law Student

State / Province / Region