Everyday Justice is looking for motivated PLT students or recently qualified lawyers to join us as legal interns on a volunteer basis in our Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth offices. Work from home arrangements may also be considered.
You will be working under the direct supervision of leading professionals in the social justice sector, who are committed to providing interns with a supportive, stimulating and diverse learning environment.
All legal interns undertake a comprehensive training program covering Everyday Justice’s practice areas, as well as training on the practical skills needed to build a strong foundation for a career in the social justice or public interest law sector. In addition to gaining legal experience in a range of civil law and public interest matters, interns have access to senior lawyers from Mills Oakley, who will act as mentors throughout your internship.
The role will be fast-paced, dynamic and varied. It will involve individual client work in a wide range of practice areas, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need of free legal services.
The ideal candidate will have:
This is a voluntary, unpaid position. Everyday Justice will negotiate working hours suitable to both the ideal candidate and the firm.
Everyday Justice will aim to offer you the opportunity to develop legal and other professional experience and skills in a range of areas relevant to our legal practice.
Your key responsibilities as a volunteer will include assisting with: