Salvos Legal Intern (Volunteer Solicitor) Humanitarian Law - Sydney

  • Salvos Legal
  • Sydney
  • Dec 20, 2018
Full-time Criminal & Civil Law Family Law Immigration Law

Job Description

A volunteer placement with Salvos Legal Humanitarian offers you a unique opportunity to:

  • Gain “hands on” experience in criminal, family and refugee and migration law and day-to-day case management in a best practice environment;
  • Develop your foundational legal skills through active mentoring from our respected staff team;
  • Gain 4 months experience towards your unrestricted practicing certificate in a social justice context;
  • Participate in our internal CLE program, earning a minimum of 5 CLE points during your 4 month internship;
  • Benefit from our staff well-being program, which supports both professional and personal development;
  • Join an innovative, energetic and friendly team in a boutique firm


To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering full-time for four months. You will have strong communication and time-management skills, proven interpersonal skills including the ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds, and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.

If you are an energetic and flexible lawyer with a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team.

To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to:

Rebecca Cannell
Volunteer & Education Coordinator

Organisation Name

Salvos Legal

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Contact Name

Rebecca Cannell

Email address

Street Address

151 Castlereagh St, Sydney

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State / Province / Region

New South Wales