Corrs’ Trainee Legal Assistant Program gives you the valuable experience you need to excel in providing secretarial and administrative support to a legal team.
The 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
The program has been designed to encourage and challenge you and our Legal Support Managers will be there every step of the way. They will provide feedback at the end of each rotation so you can continue to grow and develop.
You will also be assigned a coach for the duration of the program. Your coach will share their experience and knowledge, and provide advice.
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, and be 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 the program you should 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 or finance
- strong touch typing abilities (a minimum of 45+ wpm with at least 98 percent accuracy)
- excellent spelling and grammar
- customer service experience
Our key dates for positions in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth are August 2021, February 2022 and August 2022.
Please keep an eye on this page for more information on the Trainee Legal Assistant Program. If you are interested in pursuing another opportunity at Corrs, please visit our Careers page to view our current vacancies.
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 the required dates for the placement) and your CV, together with any other relevant information.