Other Opportunities


PwC’s Legal Clerkship Evening

 

 

 

 

 

On behalf of PwC's Campus Recruitment Team and Legal team, you are invited to a cocktail evening where you will hear from our Legal team, find out about our new ways of working and network with members of the recruitment team!

Details for the event are as follows:

  • Date-Thursday, 5th July 2018
  • Time-6:00pm to 8:00pm. Registration begins at 5:30pm
  • Venue-One International Towers Sydney, Watermans Quay, Barangaroo NSW 2000

See here for more information, including how to RSVP. 


PLT Placement – Public Interest Law, Sydney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Sydney office is currently looking for a PLT to work 2-5 days per week for a minimum of 50 days with an early August start. Position will be advertised until filled.

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. This is an unpaid position.

What to expect from your placement: PLT Placement Public Interest Law NSW Sydney Office

PLT Position Description - Public Interest Law: PLT Public Interest Law Position Description

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position 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 plt.recruitment@justiceconnect.org.au as a single Word or PDF file including “PLT Application – Public Interest Law Service - Sydney” in the email subject line.


Precedent Coordinator for LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LexisNexis is a leading global provider of legal information solutions. We operate in the legal software space to enable law firms to operate efficiently and effectively. We are looking for an additional law student to join a software development team working on an advanced document automation program. This applicant will act as a conduit between law and technology and be primarily responsible for turning legal forms and precedents into interactive interfaces so that lawyers can generate documents with all the information they need at the click of a button. The opportunity will give a law student unique exposure to legal technologies and coding experience, as well as familiarity with thousands of legal forms and contracts. The applicant will learn the processes involved in conducting matters and managing cases, and become familiar with practice management software.  The successful applicant will work in a team designing and implementing approaches to coding that work best for lawyers and the data that they keep on hand.

Ideal applicants will be in their first-third year of law. No prior experience in IT or coding is required (though some familiarity with coding terminology would be preferable). Strong written communication skills are highly regarded. Acute attention to detail is essential. The ability to learn quickly, and make quick, informed decisions is preferable. 

Must be available roughly 15 hours a week. The expectation is that the applicant average two days of work a week. Applicants are encouraged to take on additional hours over university breaks and are expected to take time off over their examination periods. 

Pay is hourly. The rate of pay will be approximately $30/hour

Applications: Email a CV and academic transcript to Cameron Morrison,  cameron.morrison@lexisnexis.com.au. No cover letter is required.   


Legal content marketing writer

 

Source Legal is looking for an ambitious savvy law student, who has a way with words, to create 500-700 word commercial law-related articles each month for content marketing purposes. This is a paid position with an ongoing monthly retainer. 

For more information, contact Julie Carlill, 0431 531 812, julie@beinfusedpr.com.au and see http://www.sourcelegal.com.au/


Lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Corrs Chambers Westgarth are looking for a Lawyer for an immediate start. The position is for 6 months (with a view to be extended) and payment is at market rate. 

For more information, please contact Simon Scott (02 9210 6854 or Simon.Scott@corrs.com.au).


part-time Law Clerk at Barry.Nilsson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Established for more than 55 years, Barry.Nilsson. is a national law firm currently comprising over 275 staff and having a formidable reputation within its 3 areas of expertise: insurance & health, property & commercial and family law.

Our insurance & health team is headed up by 20 well respected partners across 6 states. The department is recognised throughout the insurance claims industry for producing high quality advice and delivering exceptional service. The team handles claims across all major classes of insurance and acts for the biggest names in the insurance industry both locally and overseas.  

We are currently seeking a part-time Law Clerk to join our team in Sydney. This role is open to current law students who as a minimum, are in their second year of study. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a law firm, however hands-on training and mentoring will be provided to help the successful candidate succeed.

You will be involved in a range of duties to assist the Solicitors such as legal research, drafting documents and other adhoc duties. The role is focused on Insurance work, in particular professional indemnity matters including financial lines and construction related matters. You will also have exposure to directors and officers' and management liability. 

Candidates will need to be able to commit to working 3 days each week. They will need to be team players and have a 'can do' attitude with good communication and organisational skills as well as a mature outlook.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please email your application to the People & Culture Adviser, Simone Matthys at simone.matthys@bnlaw.com.au. Please include a brief cover letter (detailing your availability), resume and current academic transcript in your application.


Grad role at woolworths

Looking for a grad role in law? Woolworths group are currently looking for law graduates for their 2019 intake.

The in-house Legal team supports every part of the Woolworths business across diverse areas of expertise including Corporate and Commercial, Property, IP, Competition and Regulatory Matters, Public Liability, M&A, and Employment law.

Woolworths are also entering into an exciting association with Ashurst, a leading international law firm. Through this association, they will provide opportunities for reverse secondments and participation for graduates.

More information can be found about the role at grads.woolworths.com.au.

Applications close 28th March 2018. 


stepping into paid internships 

Stepping Into is a paid internship program designed specifically for students with disability. Students benefit significantly through gaining experience of the job application and interview process, developing a network of contacts within a professional organisation, gaining valuable paid work experience which they can include on their resumes, and having the opportunity to showcase their skills and knowledge. Previous placements have been with organisations such as Commonwealth Bank Australia, BHP Billiton, PwC, Department of Agriculture and Department of Education. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Open to people with all disability types (including mental health conditions, intellectual disabilities and sensory impairments). Applicants must be in their final or penultimate year of a relevant degree, and should be registered with Disability Services at their university.