Are you interested in pursuing a career as a legal assistant?

Corrs offers a Trainee Legal Assistant Program to give you the valuable experience you need to excel in providing secretarial and administrative support to a legal team. Our highly successful program includes:

  • an active learning environment with rotations through different legal teams
  • a comprehensive orientation program in a supportive work environment
  • full-time employment

About the program

Our program has been designed to encourage and challenge you. Our Legal Support Managers will be there every step of the way to oversee the program. This ensures you are getting the help you need and that you achieve success. They will also provide feedback at the end of each rotation so that you can continue to grow and develop.

You will be assigned a coach for the duration of the program. Your coach will share their experience, knowledge and provide great advice to encourage and challenge you.

In each legal team, you will also be assigned a buddy. Your buddy will teach you how to undertake various tasks and check your work before it is returned.

You will be provided with in depth training on all of our technology and software, get involved in organising events, liaising with clients and third parties, managing expenses and billing, creating correspondence and documents and providing other ad hoc administrative support to the legal team.

To be part of our program you will need to have

  • completed year 12 or equivalent
  • successfully completed an undergraduate course of at least one year which includes subjects in legal studies or business administration, marketing, finance
  • touch typing at a minimum of 45+ wpm with at least 98 percent accuracy
  • excellent spelling and grammar
  • customer service experience

Information Sessions

Why not come along to one of our Information Sessions?  You will learn more about the firm, what our Trainee Legal Assistant Program has to office, be shown around the office and have all of your questions answered.  Please email Rebecca Moore to register your interest.

SydneyMelbourneBrisbane

Wednesday, 21 August
3.45 pm arrival for
4.00 pm start-5.00 pm

Wednesday, 21 August
3.45 pm arrival for
4.00 pm start-5.00 pm

Thursday, 24 October
3.45 pm arrival for
4.00 pm start-5.00 pm

Key dates for 2020

Melbourne and Sydney

Melbourne and Sydney
Applications openNow open
Applications close31 August 2019
Interviews heldSeptember 2019
Offers madeOctober 2019
CommenceEarly February 2020

Brisbane 

Brisbane
Applications open1 September 2019
Applications close31 October 2019
Interviews heldNovember 2019
Offers madeDecember 2019
CommenceEarly February 2020

Apply

To apply for a position in our 2020 Trainee Legal Assistant Program, please click on the appropriate link below and submit your cover letter and your CV together with any other relevant information.

SydneyClick here to apply
MelbourneClick here to apply
BrisbaneApplications open 1 September 2019

Work Placement

Students seeking work placement in order to complete legal studies/business administration course requirements should apply here.

Applications should be accompanied by a cover letter (including advising of the required dates for the placement) and your CV together with any other relevant information.

Contact

Rebecca Moore
Administrative Assistant
rebecca.moore@corrs.com.au