Careers in Law

Grad-match

Grad-match

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Grad-match is a clearing house service for graduates who have not yet obtained a graduate position. Resumes are placed on the Grad-Match register for three months.

Practitioners wishing to employ graduates can contact the relevant graduates directly.

Note: The Law Society makes no recommendations to either party.

Applying for inclusion on the Grad-Match register

This service is available for Law Society members only.

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Complete the sample CV template, providing your personal details, qualifications and work experience.

Email your completed application to membership@lawsocietywa.asn.au.

Any application not following the above format will not be considered.

If you have lodged your resume with Grad-Match please ensure you advise the Law Society if you accept an offer of employment or if you are no longer available for inclusion on the register.

For further information please contact us on (08) 9324 8692 or membership@lawsocietywa.asn.au.

Graduates

Law Graduate

Experienced Law graduate, fluent in Cantonese

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Commercial Law, Competition and Trade Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property

Law Graduate

Skilled graduate seeking employment in family, insurance litigation/personal injuries and employment law

Location: Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Employment Law, Family Law, Insurance Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

Law Graduate

Recent Law graduate with interest in commercial and corporate law

Location: Perth CBD, Perth Metro, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Banking/Finance, Commercial Law, Competition and Trade Law, Consumer Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Insolvency & Reconstruction

Law Graduate

Former non-practising barrister, Law lecturer and experienced police prosecutor

Location: Perth CBD, Perth Metro, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Consumer Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates and Probate Law

Law Graduate

Mature-age Law graduate with in-house legal experience in oil and gas industry

Location: Perth CBD, Perth Metro, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Contract Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, Native Title

Law Graduate

Master of Laws graduate with extensive engineering, business and IT experience

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Competition and Trade Law, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Property Law

Jobs Board

Jobs Board

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List your legal positions on the Law Society’s Jobs Board and connect job seekers with your vacancies.

As an added benefit, firms with over 50% of their fee earners as Law Society members can list their vacant positions for FREE.

To list your position, please complete the application form and return to membership@lawsocietywa.asn.au.

Positions Vacant

Part-time Policy and Administration Officer – The Law Society of Western Australia

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice:

Professional Association | CBD Location

1-2 Years PAE, Law Graduate

Commercial / Commercial Lititgation Lawyer – CS Legal

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Commercial Law, Litigation

We are looking for a junior lawyer with between 0 – 3 years experience as a lawyer admitted to practice in WA or a law graduate nearing admission to join our Commercial Services team. Please submit your application, including your CV and cover letter to njessy@cslegal.com.au If you wish to speak to one of our Directors, please call (08) 9476 4477.

Senior Family Lawyer – 6 month position – Law Access

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Family Law

Law Access is recruiting a senior family lawyer for a 6 month position, to review the family law side of our service and advise how we can best meet growing/unmet demand and improve referrals in this area. To apply for the position, please contact Dominique Hansen, Manager, Law Access by email: dhansen@lawaccess.net.au. Applications close 19 July 2017.

3+ Years PAE

Lawyer 3+ years PAE – Tang Law

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Areas of Practice: Commercial Law, Contract Law, Conveyancing, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, Industrial & Workplace Relations, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Personal Injury, Property Law, Wills, Estates and Probate Law

Our firm was established in 2002. We are determined to build and strengthen our Practice. We now have an opportunity for a self-driven and experienced lawyer (2-3+ PAE) who is ambitious, hardworking, ready and prepared to take a big step in advancing his or her career by joining our expansion.

Locum Register

Locum Register

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Locum register is a Law Society member service that connects law practices with lawyers available for locum or temporary work. This helps keep law practices operational when employers wish to take a break, professional staff are on leave or at particularly busy times when extra help is needed. For further information please read the Locum Register fact sheet.

To request a locum please complete the Locum Request form or to register as a locum please complete the Locum Application form.

Mentoring Programme

Mentoring Programme

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Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction – John C Crosby

Are you looking for some direction or guidance to take the next step in your career? Are you wanting to share your lessons learnt and give back to the profession? There are great career and social benefits in participating in the mentoring programme – it is a two-way street and you get out of it what you put in.

2017 Mentoring Programme

The Law Society offers a rigorous mentoring programme for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students and practitioners in April each year.

Mentors and mentees attend separate workshops to establish an understanding of the responsibilities, benefits and parameters of the mentoring relationship. Matches are carefully selected and the mentoring relationship is monitored by the programme facilitator.

In 2017 the Law Society are offering the mentoring programme to

  • Junior practitioner (less than 5 years experience)
  • Practitioner (more then 5 years experience)
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander law students

Expression of Interests for the 2017 Mentoring Programme have now closed. 

The mentoring programme for practitioners is open to any certificated practitioner who:

  • is a financial ordinary member of the Law Society
  • will be able to participate in the programme between July 2017 and March 2018

This programme receives great feedback each year. Please read our mentees testimonials for more information.

For more information please email advocacy@lawsocietywa.asn.au or call (08) 9324 8600.

BENEFITS TO MENTEE

  • Make potentially long term professional connections
  • Improve communication and interpersonal skills
  • Identify professional development opportunities
  • Set career goals and pathways to achieve success
  • Gain a role model
  • Opportunity to discuss matters openly and in-confidence with senior members of the profession
  • Opportunity to review your CV

BENEFITS TO MENTOR

  • Personal and professional satisfaction
  • Give back to the profession
  • Share your experience
  • Learn from your mentee
  • Be at the forefront of emerging issues for practitioners and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students
  • Assisting practitioners/law students with the many challenges and expectations of a career in the law

COMMITMENT OF MENTORS

  • New mentors to attend a training workshop at 4.30pm – 6.00pm on Tuesday, 30 May 2017
  • Meet one-to-one with mentee approximately every four weeks from July 2017 to March 2018

The mentoring programme is proudly sponsored by

Allens
DLA-Piper
Ashurst
Herbert-Smith-Freehills
Clayton-Utz
Jackson-McDonald
Corrs-Chambers-Westgarth
King-Wood-Mallesons
Rural, Regional, Remote Law

Rural, Regional, Remote Law

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Rural, Regional and Remote (RRR) Law is an initiative of the Law Council of Australia. It gives current and aspiring legal practitioners an insight into what life is like in rural, regional and remote Australia by breaking down myths and highlighting the exciting opportunities available across Australia.

It is funded by the Australian Government as part of a broader project on Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers in RRR Areas undertaken by the National Association of Community Legal Centres Inc.

For information, to list a vacancy, or to view jobs available in these locations, please visit rrrlaw.com.au.