Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Law Program

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Law Program

We invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates who have completed their LLB (or equivalent) and are eligible to enroll in a practical legal training course.

Graduates are exposed to a range of activities including:

  • practical legal training course run by Leo Cussen Centre for Law
  • constant one-on-one guidance from experienced lawyers
  • assisting lawyers in the administration, conduct and management of cases for clients
  • liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • conducting legal research and drafting of documents
  • professional legal education and law reform activities
  • working with a diverse client base
  • providing information and referrals to the general public, legal practitioners and community agencies about VLA and external services
  • leading graduates to their admission to the legal profession as Australian lawyers.

Our Graduate Program provides the ideal pathway into our New Lawyers Program.

Applications open 17 March 2017 for a commencement date in January 2018.

Contact us

For more information contact:

Emma Norman, Recruitment Coordinator
Email: Emma.Norman@vla.vic.gov.au
Phone: (03) 9269 0193