Research Positions

Legal Researcher New Chambers



A position has become available for a third year LLB or second year JD student to commence working as a casual Legal Researcher/Executive Assistant, for a commercial law barrister at a well-regarded Chambers. 

This is a casual role for preferably 1 year minimum. Starting date is ASAP. 

For more information, see this document

Contact details

Legal Assistant at wentworth chambers















A prominent taxation barrister at Ground Floor, Wentworth Chambers is seeking a Legal Assistant. Ground Floor is a prestigious chambers located next door to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. General duties include legal research, record management, and personal administration. Remuneration will be competitive.

Specific duties include:

  • Diary management
  • Legal research
  • Drafting and proofing of legal writing
  • Quick and accurate typing 
  • Screening and announcing calls

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A professional approach to all aspects required by the role
  • Discretion when dealing with clients
  • Strong personal organisation and time management skills
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication ability

    Previous experience in a legal role, particularly involving research, is not required but will be considered as highly favourable. At minimum, candidates should have completed some portion of a law degree, including a legal research module.

This is a high intensity position that would suit a law student seeking to gain experience and insight into life at the Bar. Interested applicants should complete the form below, including uploading a Cover Letter, CV and an academic transcript (as a single PDF document):

Research assistant at MahlaB

Mahlab is Australia’s pre-eminent executive search firm for legal professionals. They are seeking a research assistant for a part-time casual role.  This position is ideal for a current fulltime or part time LLB/JD student who wants to gain first hand exposure to the legal industry and is ready to take the first step in their legal career.

Applicants should be able to commit to at least 2 days per week (Monday-Friday) throughout the semester. 


In this role you can expect to;

  • Source and contact potential candidates for current vacancies with our client law
    firms and corporations;
  • Draft job advertisements
  • Update information regarding candidates, clients, and vacancies; and
  • Perform various ad hoc administrative duties as required

For the full job advertisement, including an in-depth role description, skills needed for the position and information about Mahlab, please see this document

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward a cover letter outlining your suitability, along with your CV and academic transcript to

For further information on this position, please contact Nicola Bodor, (02) 9241 1199,

Legal research officer at Aussie Immigration Services

Looking for a legal researcher to assist in a busy predominantly migration based firm. Wanting a keen student who wants to learn the migration business through research for a variety of matters. Discretion and maintenance of confidentiality is essential, as is the ability to work fast and produce quality research of Migration law, precedent and DIBP procedure.

Starting as soon as possible, casual and paid position. Would suit a second or preferably third year law student.

Please send CV describing your research experience at uni and in previous interns/clerkships and employment.