Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 650 working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.
About the program
Our cadetship program is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students at all stages of their degrees. You will complete a number of rotations through different areas of our business including legal administration, legal research and paralegal roles.
Cadets typically work one to two days per week during semester and additional days during semester breaks, alongside full-time or part-time study.
Cadets work closely with our lawyers who are specialists in their areas of legal practice. We will provide you with the opportunity to build new skills, knowledge and experience and to gain a greater understanding of our clients and their industries. The program supports you as you complete your studies by offering practical and challenging work and formal mentoring.
The successful candidates will be self-starters and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment is also important for this role.
Please submit a cover letter, CV and academic transcript. If you do not yet have an academic transcript, you may submit your HSC results or transcript of other studies completed. Your cover letter should address the following:
Applications open 1 April 2019 and close 31 May 2019.
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This is a role to redress the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the legal profession and is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth). Under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW), an exemption has been granted to Gilbert + Tobin from section 8 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW), to recruit and employ Indigenous legal cadets. #LI-SB1
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