Practical Legal Training (PLT) / Student Placement - Volunteer

  • White Knight Lawyers
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full-time PLT Work Experience Placement Administrative Law Banking & Finance Law Business Law Commercial & Corporate Law Construction Law Consumer Law Criminal & Civil Law Employment & Industrial Law Government & Public Law Insurance & Superannuation Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution Property Law Tax Law General Practice

Job Description

Our firm

White Knight Lawyers is a rapidly growing Australian law firm which offers premium litigation, transactional, and advisory legal services.

We generally practice in litigation and dispute resolution, insolvency and bankruptcy, tax controversy, commercial law and advisory, public law and construction law.

We are currently engaged in diverse ongoing litigation work including proceedings before the Supreme Court of NSW and Supreme Court of Victoria, District Court of NSW, Federal Court of Australia, AAT, and NCAT (both original jurisdiction and appeal panel).  

We pride ourselves on the quality of our work, developing relationships of trust with our clients, and efficiently delivering engagement-tailored legal services. 

Our available role

We are very excited to offer practical legal training to a recent law graduate on a volunteer basis. 

We expect that you will be honest, diligent, and enthusiastic when carrying out the following tasks and responsibilities, amongst others:

  • Attending client meetings and court hearings and taking minutes and file notes respectively.
  • Assisting in the preparation of internal processes, procedures, policies, guidelines and protocols.
  • Assisting in the preparation of precedent documents and checklists.
  • Drafting publications and legal updates on topical legal issues across a wide range of areas of law.
  • Undertaking legal research and drafting research memorandums.
  • Drafting statements of claim, affidavits, and other forms and processes. 
  • Administrative assistance including file management, diary maintenance, and office management.

About you

You must be committed to establishing a career in commercial private legal practice and have a keen interest in litigation and dispute resolution. 

You must have a proven record of legal ability, whether by way of your academic success, prior industry experience, or relevant extracurricular activities.   

Your application

If you are interested in the above, then please email us your curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and a sample of your writing (preferably one (1) academic piece and one (1) creative piece). 

Organisation Name

White Knight Lawyers

Landline phone

02 8034 6325

Contact Name

Meena Hanna

Email address

info@wkls.com.au

Street Address

Level 9, Suite 7, 229-231 Macquarie Street SYDNEY NSW 2000

Job Level

Any Level

State / Province / Region

New South Wales

Country

Australia