Employment Online @ Sydney Law School

This section of the Sydney Law School website is designed to post the latest employment notices and career information for students. The Law School makes regular updates to this section and provides the latest news in regard to employment opportunities, both casual and part-time, as well as details on professional seminars, visiting scholars and general career matters.

This section also includes the latest information on the Graduate Employment Program and Summer Clerkship Scheme, a brief summary of information relevant to students after their studies, and details on further postgraduate opportunities.

The Sydney Law School also emails students employment opportunities and career information. Regardless, all employment opportunities and career information are posted on this website. Such information will be posted for a maximum period of one month unless advertised otherwise. For any enquiries, please contact

Paralegals fluent in Japanese @ Allen & Overy

Posted: 04/09/2014

Allen & Overy, an international law firm located in the Sydney CBD, is urgently looking to recruit paralegals who can speak and read Japanese fluently to assist in a highly confidential document review project.

Position description (PDF)

If you have further questions or wish to apply please forward your CV to

2014-15 Internships @ UN World Food Programme (Rome)

Posted: 28/08/2014

Applications for 2014-15 Internships with the Legal Office of the UN World Food Programme (Rome) have now opened.

Position description

The internships are available between September 2014 and May 2015 for a minimum of 3 months is three brances:
* The Administrative & Employment Law Branch;
* The Contractual & Constitutional Law Branch; or
* The Maritime, Transport & Insurance Law Branch.

Who can apply?
* Penultimate or Final year Law student with proven interest in international law;
* Have completed at least two years of undergraduate study;
* Have attended courses in the last 12 months;
* Intermediate knowledge in another UN Official language is desirable (Arabic/Chinese/French/Spanish/Russian), or Portuguese which is one of WFP’s working languages

Applications are made online at Recruitment - World Food Program.

Application close: 14 September 2014

Volunteer Witnesses @ Mock Trial - NSW Bar Association

Posted: 28/08/2014

The NSW Bar Association is seeking volunteers to act as witnesses and participate in a mock trial.

Volunteers will be required to attend a conference with the barrister at the Bar Association on Monday 15 September and the mock trial at the Supreme Court on Saturday 20 September.

Volunteers must be available on one of the set times/dates:
* Monday, 15 September, 4.30-6.00pm (Barrister Conference) and Saturday, 20 September, 10.00am; or
* Monday, 15 September, 4.30-6.00pm (Barrister Conference) and Saturday, 20 September, 12.00pm

Volunteer Witness Information

If you wish to participate please email with:
* Your full name;
* Postal address;
* Phone numbers;
* and preferred time on Saturday, 20 September.

Casual positions @ Innoinvest

Posted: 28/08/2014

An invitation is now open for law students to apply for casual positions with Innoinvest, a Sydney CBD boutique legal firm that specialises in financial services regulations, licensing, compliance and general corporate law. Applicants must demonstrate an interest and passion in corporate and financial services law. Completion of corporate law subject is strongly preferred.

Successful applicants will be responsible for research, drafting, report writing, dealing with regulators such as ASIC, AUSTRAC and APRA, as well as performing some administrative and clerical tasks.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter with a CV to the Principal, at:

Application close: 26 September 2014

Internship @ Wyndham Prem

Posted: 25/08/2014

Wyndham Prem is a boutique law firm located at Sydney’s CBD, specialising in insolvency law and commercial litigation. We are a small team who act for insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, directors and a range of creditors. We are a progressive firm with a friendly style, who value precision and a commercial approach to the practise of law.

We have an opportunity for an internship for a law graduate to obtain their PLT, with a view to career progression to Junior Insolvency Lawyer for the right candidate.

Position description (PDF)

Summer Internships @ Vidler & Co Solicitors - Hong Kong

Posted:06/08/2014

Vidler & Co Solicitors a reputable litigation and human rights law firm in Hong Kong that prides itself on the fearless defense of clients' rights and interests.

They have an established practice in public law and criminal litigation and a growing practice in family law and civil litigation. We work closely with NGOs, charities, consulates, companies as well as individuals and have been in involved in a number of ground-breaking cases.
We are looking for students who are energetic, positive and enjoy a challenging and dynamic work environment. We offer placements of not less than 4 weeks and encourage longer placements subject to availability.

Find out more about us by visiting Vidler website our “Vidler & Co Solicitors” group on Facebook.

Please send completed application forms that can be found on our website to

Application deadline: 15 September 2014

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Position description (PDF)

Summer Internships @ NSW Law Reform Commission

Posted:01/08/2014

The NSW Law Reform Commission operates a summer internship program for law students in their final year of study, or entering their final year of study in 2015.

While this opportunity is unpaid, it does provide access to a range of professional development opportunities, including working with our Commissioners.

Position Description

To apply send your application, addressed to Emma Hoiberg to

If you have any questions you can call or email on (02) 8061 9289.

Applications close: Friday, 26 September 2014