Justice Connect’s Public Interest Law - Melbourne is currently looking for a Practical Legal Trainee* (PLT) to start in January 2019, minimum 50 days total and minimum 3 days per week.
The Public interest Law team makes referrals to barristers and solicitors on behalf of individuals experiencing disadvantage. PLT students are a vital part of our work. Successful applicants will gain valuable and practical generalist experience working alongside experienced lawyers and barristers in the pursuit of social justice.
Some of the tasks that Public Interest Law PLTs undertake include:
To be eligible for this position, you must:
*Please note that PLT positions are unpaid*
The Justice Connect Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD.
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 based on 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 placement you can commit to and the details of your GDLP provider.
Applications should be emailed to email@example.com as a single Word or PDF file including “PLT Application – Public Interest Law – Melbourne” in the email subject line.