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Seasonal Clerkship

Apply now Job no: 924293
Work type: Casual
Location: Geelong
Categories: Legal

Seasonal Clerkship Program

  • Law Institute of Victoria Seasonal Clerkship opportunities for 2020
  • Gain insight into working as a Solicitor in the Public Sector
  • 3 week placements, multiple roles
  • Geelong Location

At the TAC our mission is to be the world’s leading social insurer, and to keep all Victorians safe on our roads.  We're passionate about our purpose, and supporting the careers and wellbeing of our people.

Diversity and Inclusion

The TAC promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value unique contributions of all people, and is committed to diversity and social inclusion in our employment practices.  We strongly encourage people with a diverse background to apply for our roles.

About the Role

Completing a Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) Seasonal Clerkship at the TAC is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into working as a Solicitor in the Public Sector. This experience will provide Clerk’s with a unique understanding of the TAC’s culture and values, as well as consideration for priority offers for the 2021 Legal Graduate Traineeship Program.

Our Seasonal Clerks spend 3 weeks working in our legal branch, which is comprised of four legal teams who support the TAC to make decisions in accordance with the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic), and represent the TAC in alternative dispute resolution processes and litigated proceedings.

Whilst at the TAC, Seasonal Clerks are supported by Solicitors, Senior Solicitors, Senior Legal Managers, and other internal stakeholders to engage with our day to day work, and are encouraged to take part in development opportunities that arise during their Clerkship. Work in the Legal Branch at the TAC can involve exposure to a variety of areas of law, including:

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Statutory Interpretation and Administrative Law
  • Serious Injury Litigation
  • Common Law Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Advocacy

About You

In accordance with the LIV guidelines, the TAC will accept applications from law students in the penultimate year of their legal studies.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A commitment to the TAC’s values.
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work within a team to achieve outcomes;
  • Accountability, and an enthusiasm to learn;
  • An interest in alternative dispute resolution;

How to Apply

Click APPLY or contact people_culture@tac.vic.gov.au or (03) 5225 7500 for further information.  Applications for this role will be accepted up until 11:59pm Sunday 11th August 2019.  

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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