PLT Placement

  • GWH & Associates
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 11 Feb, 2024
Full time, Part time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

About Us:

GWH & Associates, a boutique law firm in Sydney, practices in criminal law, commercial litigation, family law, property law, and taxation. We are dedicated to servicing a broad Chinese clientele, committed to bridging legal services between cultures.

 

Position Overview:

We are seeking a motivated individual for a Practical Legal Training (PLT) placement. This opportunity is ideal for candidates aiming to gain hands-on experience in diverse legal areas. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced solicitors, engaging in various legal tasks and making contributions to our practice.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·         Assist in drafting and preparing legal documents, including briefs, contracts, and conveyancing paperwork.

·         Conduct legal research and analysis across our practice areas.

·         Support solicitors in case preparation, including evidence collection, client communications, and coordination with external entities.

·         Participate in court appearances, mediations, and other legal appointments under supervision.

·         Provide administrative support to the team, including file management and correspondence.

·         Attend client meetings and assist in providing legal advice under the supervision of our partners.

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited institution.

·         Enrolment in or completion of a Practical Legal Training (PLT) program.

·         Strong academic record

·         Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.

·         Capable of working effectively both independently and as part of a team.

 

Language Requirement:

Fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferred.

 

Minimum Commitment:

 

A minimum commitment of 3 days per week is required for the PLT placement. The specific days and hours can be negotiated to fit the candidate's availability.

 

What We Offer:

·         Exposure to a broad spectrum of legal disciplines.

·         Close mentorship from skilled solicitors.

·         Direct courtroom experience and client interactions.

·         A supportive team culture.

·         Potential for employment opportunities within the firm upon completion of the PLT program.

 

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts to jeffrey.wang@gwhlaw.com.au.

Firm or Organisation Name

GWH & Associates

Contact Name

Jeffrey Wang

Email Address

jeffrey.wang@gwhlaw.com.au

Telephone

2 9000 2188

Job Level

Graduate - Pre-admission

Sector

Legal services

Country

Australia

State

New South Wales