If you’re interested in getting some experience, have a browse through the opportunities on offer below.
Information for employers
Interested in reaching out to bright and promising law students? Firms are welcome to send in job listings for us to advertise to our members on this page.
Please provide the following information to our Vice-President (Careers), Cassy Reilly at email@example.com with the subject “Jobs Board”:
- Title/position name
- Start date
- Type of Job Legal/Non-legal/Volunteer
- Duration/Employment Type (casual, part-time, full time, 6-month internship etc.)
- Rate of pay
- Date applications close
- Contact details, a URL/web address can be added for further information
Makinson d’Apice Lawyers
Makinson d’Apice Lawyers are looking for a paralegal within their litigation team.
Makinson d’Apice was established in 1859 and is one of Australia’s oldest and most well respected firms. We are a Sydney based practice of over 140 people and our clients range from private companies to listed corporations and from charities and religious organisations to state and federal government and private individuals.
Job title: Paralegal within our litigation team at Makinson d’Apice Lawyers.
Description: We are looking for preferably 2nd – 3rd year students who are efficient and hardworking with good academics, a ‘can-do’ attitude and attention to detail. They will be required to work at least 3 days per week (with an option to work more if preferred).
Start date: Immediately
Type of Job: Legal
Employment Type: Casual, in person at King Street office – person will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Rate of Pay: In accordance with experience
To apply please send your cover letter, CV and academic transcript to Bianca Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org by 29 November 2021
Commercial Litigation Graduate Role at Leading Sydney Law Firm
Speed and Stracey Lawyers
Speed and Stracey Lawyers is a boutique law firm based in the Sydney CBD, providing the highest quality legal services to successful Australian businesses and families. The firm is well regarded amongst barristers, judges and entrepreneurs in Australia, particularly in Sydney. Our business model is to work in teams of two to three lawyers, including at least one director, on each client matter. As well as generating high quality results for clients, this model also provides direct and regular mentoring for junior lawyers.
Speed and Stracey Lawyers is seeking a junior solicitor or graduate to work in our commercial litigation team, commencing in January 2022.
• Have the highest level of academic marks;
• Have completed or nearly completed a law degree; and
• Possess excellent communication and analytical skills.
Applications must include a resume and academic transcript, and should be sent to Ben Giles, director, at email@example.com.
Applications close on 5 December 2021.
Banton Group is a specialist boutique litigation practice. We resolve large and complex disputes, often involving financial services, conflict of laws and overseas jurisdictions. We also prosecute securities class actions and the sorts of difficult cases for liquidators that end up on your reading list in Remedies, Equity and Torts. An opportunity exists for talented students to join our practice for month-long clerkships in December 2021, February and July 2022. You’ll work closely with partners and associates on cases which will demand much of your technical and practical skills, and be considered afterwards for a graduate position with the firm. This opportunity is for those with a passion for dispute resolution and litigation, and provides a rare chance to gain firsthand experience with a market leading practice.
Start date: December 2021, February and July 2022
Type of Job: Legal
Contract type: Temporary
Contract hours: Full time
Rate of pay: Award rate
Date applications close: 29 October 2021
To apply, please send your CV, transcript and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 29 October 2021. Interviews with prospective candidates will be arranged shortly after that time.
Graduate / Junior Solicitor
Bradfield & Scott Lawyers
Location: Sydney CBD
• Full time
• Boutique law firm
• Immediate start
• Excellent work / life balance
A Graduate / Junior Solicitor is required for a boutique commercial, property and litigation practice in the CBD. Reporting to the Principal of the firm, the successful applicant will primarily assist our Senior Associates to undertake property and probate work and provide support as required for our litigation and commercial portfolios. Law firm, property or probate experience is desirable but not essential. Applicants may be undertaking or about to undertake their PLT.
The position allows for a broad range of experience to be enjoyed by the candidate in addition to the more specialist areas above. The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
• clear communication skills;
• be able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines;
• be a team-player and willingness to learn;
• have excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• strong attention to detail; and
• a tertiary qualification in law to enable admission as a lawyer in New South Wales (after completion of PLT if applicable).
Salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please email your current CV and academic record along with a cover letter addressed to John Graves to: email@example.com and we will arrange interviews with shortlisted relevant candidates.
Rydge Evans Lawyers
Rydge Evans Lawyers is a boutique commercial law practice with offices in Sydney and Melbourne. We are a wide spectrum commercial services firm with primary practice areas in property and commercial transactions, commercial disputes, insolvency and wills & estates.
We are looking for a junior law student to work with us on a part-time basis (to fit your timetable).
Duties will include:
• Handling mail, photocopying, filing, archiving and general administrative duties
• Research on various areas of law
• Collating and preparing briefs for counsel
• Drafting and reviewing legal documents and correspondence to clients
• Assisting in conveyancing including exchanging contracts and assisting with PEXA workspaces and settlements
• Assisting with the preparation of estate planning documents
We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-spoken and well-presented candidate who has excellent verbal and written communication skills, displays attention to detail and initiative, and who will follow through on all tasks delegated to them.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your resume to Lisa Muir,
Office Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.