Our Sydney office is currently recruiting a PLT student to work with our Public Interest Law NSW team. As a PLT student with this service, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas.
We are recruiting for a PLT student to work 2-5 days per week for a minimum of 50 days with an early August start. Position will be advertised until filled.
Public Interest Law NSW casework is a central part of Justice Connect’s strategy of delivering access to justice through pro bono legal assistance. The Public Interest Law NSW service makes referrals to barristers and solicitors on behalf of individuals experiencing disadvantage, and organisations that assist them, or where the matter is in the public interest.
Public Interest Law NSW PLTs will undertake the following:
To be eligible for this position, you must:
As a PLT student with this service, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas. Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-for-profit organisations and the community sector.
For more information on what to expect from your placement: https://www.justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training/what-expect
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be open until filled.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Applications should comprise of a single Word or PDF document including; a cover letter and CV.
Please ensure your cover letter includes:
Applications should be emailed to email@example.com as a single Word or PDF file including “PLT Application – Public Interest Law Service - Sydney” in the email subject line.