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.
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.
· 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.
· 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.
Fluent in Mandarin or Cantonese is preferred.
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.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GWH & Associates is one of the leading boutique law firms based in Sydney, with the vision of helping our clients through complex and stressful circumstances and the most challenging time of their lives by simplification of their legal issues. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional legal services with a client focus, characterised by understanding, trust, cost-effectiveness and timeliness.