Other Opportunities


Legal Internship - Dubai

We are looking for candidates to join our market leading dispute resolution practice in Dubai for six-month internships commencing in the period between February to June 2019. Your role as a junior member of the practice will be to assist with all aspects of the department’s caseload. An internship in our dispute resolution team will expose you to a wide-range of cross-border work, including some of the most complex, challenging and interesting projects and arbitrations in the market.

For more information on remuneration, accommodation and applications, visit here https://freshfields.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000B9&tz=GMT%2B04%3A00


International Internship Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

The International Internship Program is organised and funded by North Shore Lawyers & Associates
Pty Ltd (“NSL”). The program will provide successful applicants with a three-week to four-week exchange opportunity to expand knowledge regarding cross-cultural competency and gaining a global perspective.

Students will be allocated to practise in Dentons law firm and Winteam500 Law Group law firm in Beijing or Shenyang. You will also be given the opportunities to handle cases in the areas you are interested in,  engage with various international and leadership opportunities and try new things in China. 

The program will run from December 2018 to January 2019. Applications will close Sunday 25 September 2018.

For more information, including how to apply, see this document

 


PLT Placement – Self Representation Service, Sydney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Sydney office is currently recruiting a PLT student to work with our Self Representation Service. As a PLT student with this service, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas.

We have a place for a student to start in August/September 2018. You'll work at least 2-3 days per week, with a preference for Thursday and Friday, for at least 60 days.

The Self Representation Service is a service providing unrepresented litigants in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court with discrete legal advice and assistance. The Self Representation Service empowers individuals experiencing disadvantage to pursue and enforce their rights and duties at court. It currently assists in bankruptcy, employment law, human rights/discrimination and judicial review matters.

Further information and a position description can be found at https://justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training/

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 – Self Representation Service - Sydney” in the email subject line.


PLT Placement – Public Interest Law, Sydney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Sydney office is currently recruiting a PLT student to work with our Public Interest Law team. As a PLT student, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas.

We're recruiting a PLT student to work 2-5 days per week for a minimum of 50 days with a mid-September start. Position will be advertised until filled.

Public Interest Law is a central part of Justice Connect’s strategy of delivering access to justice through pro bono. The Public Interest Law service makes referrals to pro bono lawyers on behalf of individuals experiencing disadvantage and organisations that assist them or where the matter is in the public interest.

Further information and a position description can be found at https://justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training/

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.


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/


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.