Justice Connect PLT Placement – Not for Profit Law, Melbourne

  • Justice Connect
  • Sep 27, 2018
Part-time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

We currently have positions available to work with our specialist legal service Not-for-profit Law, based in our Melbourne office, minimum 3 days per week, starting October.


Not-for-profit Law provides free and low-cost legal assistance to not-for-profit community organisations around Australia.


As a Practical Legal Training (PLT) student within NFP Law, you will receive training and supervision with the opportunity to participate in:

  • Taking instructions from clients (not-for-profit organisations);
  • Legal research and the preparation of materials for the NFP website;
  • Assisting the Duty Lawyer to assess matters for assistance;
  • Drafting advice and referral documents; and
  • Assisting with the preparation of training materials and attending training sessions.

Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-for-profit organisations and the community sector.

Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD. This is an unpaid position.

You must:

  • have commenced or completed your Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) at College of Law or an equivalent institution;
  • be able to attend the office 3 or more days a week
  • undertake a minimum of 50 days of practical legal training at Justice Connect.

Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, not-for-profit organisations and the community sector.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be open until filled.

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:

  • your available start date
  • your preferred days
  • how many days of placement you can commit to, and
  • the details of your GDLP provider.

Applications should be emailed to plt.recruitment@justiceconnect.org.au as a single Word or PDF file including 'PLT Application - Not-for-profit Service - Melbourne' in the subject line.

Organisation Name

Justice Connect

Landline phone

02 8599 2100

Contact Name

Emma Dunphy

Email address

plt.recruitment@justiceconnect.org.au

Job Level

Graduate Pre-admission

State / Province / Region

Victoria

Country

Australia