PLT Volunteer

  • Dorrian & Co Lawyers
  • Feb 13, 2018
Part-time PLT Work Experience Placement Banking & Finance Law Business Law Commercial & Corporate Law Property Law

Job Description


Great opportunity to gain valuable industry experience in business and commercial law under the guidance of an experienced principal lawyer.

The placement is for an unpaid PLT volunteer experience role, however meals and transport costs will be covered. The role commences immediately and can be either full or part time, depending on the candidate.

As part of the role, you will have client experience and work on a number of cross-border international deals, including acting for a number of international banks. 

The ideal candidate will have recently graduated with a law degree and will be looking to satisfy the PLT requirement.  You will be a meticulous, hard-working, and a well-rounded individual who will gain practical experience, handling matters from start to finish.  We are looking for a candidate with an ability to work under pressure, excellent verbal and written communication skills with direct contact to clients, passion for law and willingness to learn and proficiency with Microsoft Office software and others.

Your duties will include:

  • Undertaking due diligence searches and reviewing documents.
  • Researching and compiling articles on changes in law.
  • Assisting in the drafting of contracts.
  • Drafting advices and other correspondence.
  • Various general office duties.

If you feel you are suitable for this role (minimum 3 days per week), please send your CV, transcript and responses to the below questions to the email provided below with "PLT Position" in the subject line. We do not require a covering letter but answers to below questions only.


1. How you would endeavour to build a client practice?

2. Describe an experience in which you have provided exceptional services to a person or organisation and how this helped that person or organisation. 

3. What are your long term career goals and how would you propose Dorrian & Co could benefit you. 

4. Please provide 3 innovative/creative ideas of how a law firm could improve itself. Your 3 proposals can be in any area (e.g. IT, HR, applications, client-focused etc). 

Organisation Name

Dorrian and Co Lawyers

Landline phone

(02) 8091 2410

Contact Name


Email address

State / Province / Region

New South Wales