PLT Placement

  • O'Connor Patterson Smith Lawyers
  • May 15, 2019
Full-time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

O'Connor Patterson Smith Lawyers are seeking applications for a PLT Student placement.

The PLT Student will receive hands-on experience while assisting our solicitors in their day to day legal work.


You will gain experience in:

  1. Legal research
  2. File management - opening and closing of files
  3. Drafting legal documentation, correspondence and submissions
  4. Preparing costs agreements and disclosures
  5. Liaise with clients regarding administration queries
  6. File management and administration



  1. Bachelor of Laws
  2. Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  3. Have a keen attitude to learn
  4. Be pro-active, take initiative and possess a can-do attitude
  5. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with pressure to deliver work to high standards and tight deadlines
  6. Punctual and reliable
  7. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  8. Proficient using a computer, including Microsoft suite
  9. Ability to multitask and manage competing demands
  10. Well presented, professional and courteous
  11. You must be available to work at least 2-3 days per week and be able to work a minimum of 50 days to be considered for the position.

Organisation Name

O'Connor Patterson Smith Lawyers

Landline phone

07 4426 1000

Contact Name

Lyndell O'Connor

Email address

Street Address

O'Connor Patterson Smith Lawyers, Level 1, 131 Denham Street Townsville

Job Level

Graduate Pre-admission

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