Adelaide Law Student Internships, Clerkships and PLT Placement

Georgiadis Lawyers offers Summer and Winter Clerkships and PLT Placements

What is a legal clerkship and why are they important?

A legal clerkship also known as a legal internship or clerkship is an important part of the recruitment process in Australia. It is a short period of time where a law student gains work experience at a law firm. You can think of this period as an extended interview for yourself and the law firm. Even having one clerkship under your belt can give you a head start in embarking on your legal career. If you are looking to improve your chances of securing a graduate job in an increasingly competitive legal industry you must understand the legal clerkship process. At Georgiadis Lawyers, and most other law firms, you must undertake a clerkship if you desire to gain employment there as a graduate.

Adelaide Law Clerk & Internship Program

The Georgiadis Lawyers Vacation / Clerkship program is a great first-hand opportunity for young legal Graduates and aspiring lawyers in their final and penultimate year to receive first-hand experience in a leading Adelaide boutique commercial law firm.

Our Adelaide vacation program and clerkship spans two to six weeks and may occur at any one of our offices in Adelaide (CBD), Mount Barker, Salisbury or Christies Beach.

Georgiadis Lawyers is proud to take an active role in providing young law students with first-hand full-time work experience during their university break. We hope this opportunity enables law students to make a career decision with eyes wide open. During your time at Georgiadis Lawyers, you will be exposed to challenging and stimulating work – you will attend court, meetings, networking events, assist with clerical duties and more!

We are especially concerned with honing your personal and professional skills through hands-on exposure in a legal environment and will hone your skills through mentoring and coaching.

For more information, make sure to follow us on social media, join our LinkedIn Group, and make every effort to network and meet with our staff at events. Keep with our latest events by regularly visiting our website.

Areas of Law You Will be Exposed To

o Commercial and Business Law
o Property Law
o Injured Persons Law
o Families & Separation Law
o Criminal and Traffic Law
o Wills and Estates Planning Law

Am I Eligible?

If you are a South Australian law student in your final or penultimate (second last) year of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor degree from Flinders University, University of South Australia, or The University of Adelaide you may be eligible to apply. In certain occasions we may accept applications from students with less than two or more than four semesters of study remaining. Georgiadis Lawyers may also consider interstate students in exceptional circumstances.

PLT Placements

Georgiadis Lawyers accepts applications for PLT placement from current and prospective students undertaking the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice on an ongoing basis. Applications are currently being accepted for 2018. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and an academic transcript and should indicate GDLP provider, length of placement sought and preferred intake time, if any.

Submit Your Application

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