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Gain experience in how law is practised in Perth, Australia. If you have finished your Law degree and want to gain valuable work experience whilst learning about another culture, this placement is an excellent choice. The law practice where you'll be placed was established in the 1980's and their areas of expertise are varied, enabling you to get a wide experience.
Their offices are situated in the CBD, so you'll be very conveniently positioned.A period of work experience such as this will give you a good insight into the practice of law and the standards expected by employers. It will also demonstrate to employers that you are serious about a career in law and are motivated and committed. Experience in another country is looked upon highly as it increases your knowledge and shows that you are capable of being independent.
Working in this Law firm will give you the opportunity to gain experience in the day-to-day running of a law practice. As with any law placement, the work you’ll be involved with will vary according to your own abilities and attitude, and to what the company requires from you at the time you’re there. Exactly what your office work will involve will vary from day to day, case to case and intern to intern. The all-round exposure you will gain will give you an extraordinary insight into Australian law.You'll work during the firm’s business hours, which are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. When entering into a period of work experience, you take on certain responsibilities and obligations. These include:
What's not included:
Skills or Qualifications:
You should have completed a Law Degree and have a good command of the English Language. Minimum age 18.
Arrangements of Room and Food:
Acommodation is located in the CBD (Central Business District) of Perth, Western Australia. Therefore you are very central, close to the main train station and shopping district. You'll live in a centrally located lodge that is friendly and relaxing, making it ideal for long term stays. You'll most likely your own room, but will share a bathroom with others on your floor. There is an excellent kitchen and storage area for cooking meals and plenty of space to relax. Food is not included in this project so you should budget for meals.