We are a busy and dynamic law firm located in Sydney CBD. We are seeking candidates to fill PLT placement positions and Law Students looking for work experience in our team. If you are seeking to move to the next stage of your career within a law firm which provides a positive, supportive work environment, and values your hard work, this is the firm for you.
You will be providing legal, clerical and administrative support to our solicitors and undertake legal research and paralegal duties under supervision.
The position offers wide exposure to a range of legal matters including general litigation, commercial law, criminal law, family law, debt recovery, migration law as well as conveyancing and lease matters. The roles will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge and provide an excellent foundation for your future practice in law.
Preference will be given to candidates who are able to speak, read and write (type) Mandarin Chinese. However, all candidates who do not possess these language skills but are able to demonstrate the selection criteria shall be considered.
Please send your resume along with a cover letter to email@example.com
Additionally, please provide your available start date as positions may commence immediately upon successful application.
Chen Shan Lawyers is a dynamic, passionate and international law firm with its main office in Sydney CBD. We strive to provide personalised, premium legal services that are tailored for the needs of individuals, businesses and corporations throughout Australia and internationally. With our extensive professional services and dedicated lawyers, we consistently strive to provide the best possible outcome for our clients, giving our clients impressive successful results in all areas of law. Further, through close collaboration and support from our partner law firms in China, we are equipped with the ability to provide a full range of legal solutions on an international scale. We are committed to the integrity of the legal profession.
At Chen Shan Lawyers, we have a highly talented, committed and diverse legal team, we are able to offer expert legal advice on a wide variety of legal matters and all areas of law, including corporate and commercial law, civil litigation, family law, criminal law, immigration and education, property law, wills, estates and probate, construction law, employment and industrial law, mediation and dispute resolution and investment strategy. We deliver comprehensive support at all stages of your legal matter and have structured practice procedures in place to cater for your distinctive needs. Chen Shan Lawyers also utilises its professional network with the most experienced senior counsel and barristers to ensure that our clients are provided with reliable, accurate and informed legal advice that exceeds our clients’ expectations.
Our lawyers are highly educated and professionally trained in top universities in Australia (some both in Australia and China) with some of them possessing an extensive legal background including overseas legal experience. Our legal team consists of a former judge of the People’s Republic of China, lawyers who have engaged in domestic and foreign merger and acquisition transactions, and cross-border investments at renowned international law firms. Due to our lawyers’ vast range of legal experience, we are able to evaluate all possible options and provide innovative solutions for each of our clients. Our team is multi-lingual and are able to provide legal services in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. As a legal team with a diverse cultural and legal background, we have consistently represented clients from many ethnicities.
Chen Shan Lawyers also strives to uphold a high level of social responsibility. We are devoted to contributing to the community to help and assist others, and to serve the cause of justice. We act as legal advisors and consultants to a number of Chinese community groups in Sydney. Our firm also encourages and supports our legal team to take part in pro-bono work. In particular, we have regularly volunteered and offered free legal advice at Redfern Legal Centre, Kingsford Legal Centre and the Inner City Legal Centre. Our team’s strong social awareness is a testimony to our promise to be committed to the community. Our firm has also regularly participated in volunteer work at Little Sisters of the Poor and has provided yearly donations to the disadvantaged.
Our Principal Solicitor, Shan Chen, was employed as a senior law professor and lecturer in several famous universities in China. Shan Chen received an award as one of the first gatherings of the top 100 excellent Chinese entrepreneurs for her extensive professional knowledge, a proud history of successful litigation and excellent business management skills. Her story was incorporated into the “Top 100 Chinese Entrepreneurs”.
Integrity Our firm, and people within it, are led by professionalism and integrity. As one of the most important values of our firm, integrity is integrated into the very fabric of Chen Shan Lawyers. We conduct ourselves with honesty and openness. We are unwaveringly dedicated to do what is right, instead of what is expedient. Our team embraces our meaningful responsibility and professional obligations of upholding justice and equality in the law.
Dedication At Chen Shan Lawyers, our focus is always on the best interests of our clients. Through a deep understanding and respect of our clients’ needs, we are able to merge our thoughts, talent and perspectives into one and work together towards a mutual goal through a trusting and supportive relationship. We are always looking for innovative ways to achieve the best results for you. We never give up and always look for a new and better avenue of achieving a better result. Even where all hope seems lost, we are prepared to devote our energy and motivation to comprehensively evaluate all available options and opportunities, develop superior and innovative solutions and tackle the seemingly impossible tasks and obstacles.
Excellence We are proud of our commitment to excellence in service. We approach every aspect of your matter with a highly professional and meticulous attitude. We are committed to provide practical solutions and integrating a high degree of integrity and excellence into our work. In addition, Chen Shan Lawyers’ in-house training program continuously motivates our team to be proactive in keeping up-to-date with the law and policy developments. We undertake to provide the best service that our clients’ deserve. Our legal team constantly takes the initiative to self-improve and transcend ourselves in order to provide first-class service to our clients and will always work at a level above your expectation