Practical Legal Training (PLT) Placement

  • Verde Lawyers Pty Ltd
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 08 Dec, 2023
Part time, Contract PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

Our Firm

Verde Lawyers is a law firm located in Sydney CBD. We specialise in Commercial Law, Family Law, Wills and Estates, Property Law, Dispute Resolution and Migration Law. We have a strong reputation for being ethical and delivering high-quality work, and our client base includes both corporate and individual clients in Australia and based internationally. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and reliable individual for Practical Legal Training (PLT) placement to join our growing team.

The Position

We are currently offering a Practical Legal Training (PLT) placement to current and recently graduated law students. You will be working as part of a team of experienced solicitors and other support staff on matters involving contract law, commercial law, family law and migration law. You will be responsible for assisting in the drafting of legal documents, with guidance and mentorship from our experienced and friendly team.

The Role

  • Legal research;
  • Reviewing and assisting in the drafting of contracts, deeds and a wide range of other legal documents;
  • Administrative duties such as scanning, filing and opening folders;
  • Drafting emails, submissions, wills and Court documents;
  • Preparing costs agreements and disclosures;
  • Preparing and lodging visa applications, merits review applications, judicial review applications and other related applications.

 The Candidate

  • Recently completed or current law student;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues as well as individually;
  • Good work ethic with a pro-active and can-do attitude;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • The ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with strong problem-solving skills;
  • Display good organisation and time management skills;
  • Sound legal research skills;
  • Experience in legal drafting will be highly regarded; and
  • Desire to expand and develop your knowledge in various fields of law.

What’s On Offer

  • Friendly and collaborative team;
  • Encouraging and approachable workplace environment with an open door policy;
  • Exposure to a wide range of legal matters in different areas of law;
  • Nurturing of talent and the opportunity to grow into other areas of law;
  • Mentorship and guidance from our Principal Solicitor;
  • Challenging and dynamic work, with a supportive team to help further your career goals and learning;
  • Generous allowance for travel costs and lunch.

To Apply

Please email your resume, academic transcript and cover letter to Please provide details of your availabilities in your cover letter. 

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted as we will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate has been found.

Firm or Organisation Name

Verde Lawyers

Contact Name

Alice Zhu

Email Address


02 9283 5290

Job Level

Law Student, Graduate - Pre-admission


Legal services




New South Wales