PLT Placement - Immigration Outreach, Legal Aid NSW
Legal Aid NSW's Immigration Outreach Practice invites applications from law graduates and final year law students who are undertaking Practical Legal Training (PLT). The opportunity involves assisting our immigration outreach lawyers with advice and casework services. The position will be based in our head office (near Central), with opportunities to attend our immigration advice clinics in Auburn, Liverpool, Fairfield, Blacktown and/ or Bankstown.
This is an unpaid position. It is a part-time placement, ideally 3-4 days per week.
Your main responsibilities would include assisting clients to complete immigration forms, legal research, drafting letters, and possibly assisting with casework under the direction of experienced solicitors.
About Legal Aid NSW's Immigration Law Practice
For details about our immigration law practice, please see: http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/civil-law/immigration-service
Please note our immigration outreach lawyers mainly see clients at the early stage of their immigration issues. We do minimal court work.
We provide free legal advice and our focus is on helping people to resolve legal issues as early as possible. We also provide community legal education to community groups.
The following experience / skills would also be highly valued, and should be mentioned, if applicable:
Please indicate which days of the week you are available.
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Applications should be submitted by midnight on 28 April 2019.