Positions vacant: PLT opportunities at RLC

Redfern Legal Centre is seeking several part time (2-3 days per week) PLT placements to support our solicitors in the areas of Employment & Discrimination, International Students and Credit, Debt & Consumer Law.

Position Description

Responsibilities include client intake, file review, general administration, research, legal drafting, interviewing clients, follow up on client matters, and law reform and policy work under the supervision of a designated solicitor.

To Apply

Please complete the online application form, selecting the option 'PLT' and attaching the following information:

  1. A cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed below, and outlining which practice area/s you are interested in. If you do not address the selection criteria in your application, you will not be considered for the position.
  2. A resumé including: name, address and contact details, education, experience, and two or three referees (include names, addresses and contact details).
  3. Signed Assignment of Moral Rights and Confidentiality Deed (available for download below)

Selection criteria

Essential

  • Completion of law degree and eligibility to commence Practical Legal Training
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice
  • Demonstrated experience in administration or customer service
  • Strong understanding of ethical practice issues affecting Community Legal Centres including confidentiality and conflict of interest
  • Available 2 - 3 days per week, commencing April 2017
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a small team
  • Interest in policy and law reform work.

Desirable

  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting RLC’s client groups
  • Ability to speak a relevant community language.
  • Online applications close 28 April 2017. For all inquiries contact info@rlc.org.au

Download

Assignment of Moral Rights and Confidentiality Deed.docx