PLT Student Placement

  • Fittipaldi Injury Lawyers
  • May 13, 2022
Part-time PLT Work Experience Placement Insurance & Superannuation Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution Personal Injury Law

Job Description

Fittipaldi Injury Lawyers is committed to supporting the needs of clients in a socially just way whilst ensuring they receive maximum compensation. Being a small and growing team, our culture is collaborative and supportive of one another.  We pride ourselves on providing strategic and honest advice to our clients.

The successful candidate will expand their legal experience in a variety of areas in personal injury and insurance based claims. Our firm practices in a range of matters including WorkCover, TAC, Public Liability and Superannuation.  You will take an active role in matters at all stages, including pre-lodgment and litigation in various courts and tribunals.  

We are seeking a law graduate who has an interest in developing their knowledge in personal injury law and civil litigation. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn, has a friendly team attitude and who will take a proactive approach to the role.  As you will be supporting three solicitors, you will need to take initiative and ownership of your set tasks and responsibilities.

In this role, your day-to-day duties may include:

  • Undertaking legal research, drafting research memoranda, and preparing case notes;
  • File work including drafting medical chronologies and reviewing discovery material;
  • Undertaking Health Records Act requests and Freedom of Information Act requests;
  • Lodgment of claims;
  • Drafting court documents and correspondence;
  • Assisting with preparation for litigation, including drafting briefs and court books;
  • Liaising with clients, attending statutory conferences and hearings; and
  • Administrative assistance including file management, diary maintenance and arranging appointments.

Applicants must have a law degree and be currently undertaking a PLT course.  We are looking to take someone on board for a minimum of two days per week, however, this is negotiable based on your relevant PLT requirements.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Madeline Macriyiannis at Madeline@fittlaw.com.au  which addresses the following:

  1. What interests you about personal injury and/or civil litigation?
  2. What do you bring to the role?
  3. What do you hope to gain out of the role?

This position will remain open until the role is filled. We therefore encourage interested graduate students to apply early. 

If you have any queries, please contact Madeline Macriyiannis or Aylin Yigit on 03 9999 1960 or Madeline@fittlaw.com.au . 

Organisation Name

Fittipaldi Injury Lawyers

Landline phone

03 9999 1960

Contact Name

Madeline Macriyiannis

Email address

madeline@fittlaw.com.au

Street Address

13 Dudley Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

Job Level

Graduate Pre-admission

State / Province / Region

Victoria

Country

Australia