Apr 18, 2019Part-time
We are a firm of Australian and Singaporean lawyers. Our main area of practice is litigation. We are trusted advisers to high-profile individuals and companies. Our firm handles matters involving: company law, commercial law, criminal law, trust law, family law, wills and probate, and many other areas. For more information on our firm please visit: www.bmslaw.com.au What is on offer: (1) unpaid work placement for an individual in their second year or third year of their Juris Doctor Law degree. The right individual possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, has a friendly personality but is not afraid to express their point of view and dresses appropriately. You must also be computer proficient. Ability to speak Mandarin Chinese is advantageous. Internship overview - Conducting general and legal research for our firm's active matters in Australia; - Assisting in the preparation of draft pleadings, correspondence and court forms; - Assisting by researching on the current laws in relation to particular topics given and providing short write-ups; The right candidate will be available 1 day a week during university term, have a keen attitude to learning. This placement is open to persons who have not done any internships/ work placements. Prerequisites: 1. Must be in second year or third year of the Juris Doctor Law degree. 2. Must have great legal research skills (essential - Westlaw, LexisNexis etc.). 3. Must be willing to learn (and not be afraid to ask questions). Starting date is flexible.