PLT Placement NFP Law - Melbourne Sydney Office - Justice Connect

people experiencing disadvantage and the community organisations that support ... profit Law, based in either our Melbourne or Sydney office, minimum 3 days ...
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Justice Connect PLT placement– Not-for-Profit Law Service Melbourne/Sydney Justice Connect is a community legal centre, delivering access to justice through pro bono to people experiencing disadvantage and the community organisations that support them. We currently have positions available to work with our specialist legal service Not-forprofit Law, based in either our Melbourne or Sydney office, minimum 3 days per week. Not-for-profit Law provides free and low-cost legal assistance to not-for-profit community organisations in New South Wales and Victoria. As a PLT student within NFP Law, you will receive training and supervision and will have carriage of files. You will have the opportunity to participate in:  Taking instructions from clients (not-for-profit organisations);  Assisting the Manager to assess matters for referral;  Legal research;  Referring matters to Justice Connect member law firms and barristers; and  Drafting letters, memorandums and briefs. Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-for-profit organisations and the community sector. Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD. Sydney office is located in Sydney CBD. This is an unpaid position. You must:  Have completed or be close to completing College of Law, or its equivalent at a participating university;  Be able to work at least 3 days a week; and  Undertake a minimum of 60 days of practical legal training at Justice Connect. Application closing date is 31st October. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply.

For information on how to apply and what to expect from your placement, please go to www.justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training-placements. How to Apply: Complete the form on our 'Apply now' page (including a CV and Cover Letter): https://www.justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training/apply-now