This placement is available to law students and graduates looking to gain practical legal training & experience within a supportive and value-driven community legal service provider. We are recruiting to fill PLT positions available from 1 September 2023 to 1 September 2024. Recruitment is occurring on a rolling basis - so if you'd like to complete a PLT placement with us, please submit an application!
Equip yourself with the real-world skills that an aspiring lawyer needs to thrive in an evolving legal industry.
There is an unmet need for legal assistance. Each year, over 600,000 Australians cannot access the legal assistance they need. And even those who are able to access legal assistance can struggle, with legal services commonly delivered in ways that can be difficult for regular people to understand.
We provide free, online legal assistance to people who can’t afford it. We are a registered charity and social enterprise that envisions a world where everyone can access justice. We work towards our vision by providing free legal assistance to the community through an online platform, which is powered by law students seeking practical legal opportunities through university programs and volunteers.
You will work in the Case Team to provide legal services to clients and improve the ways we can create access to justice.
You will be placed within the Anika Case Team, where you will run your own cases (under supervision) and make a real impact in the lives of your clients. You will:
You may also be placed in one of the following Anika portfolios:
Examples of work that may be assigned to you includes:
PLT placements with Anika Legal are expected to run for 50 - 75 days, with interns expected to commit 2 - 3 days per week (which can be a combination of in-person and remote working days).
Start dates are flexible.
You will be a law student or graduate who is eager to learn about the legal profession and embrace Anika's values of integrity, compassion, curiosity and courage.
You can apply for this voluntary position using this form.
You will need to include:
If you have any questions about this role please contact our People and Culture Team via email at [email protected].