Join our Indigenous Legal Intern Program!

Terri Janke with legal interns Adam Broughton and Rachel Durmush

Position description

Classification: Terri Janke and Company Indigenous Legal Intern Program

Basis: Casual, onsite (ROSEBERY NSW 2018)

When: Summer break, 2021/22

Your Role Terri Janke and Company is seeking Indigenous law students (3+ years) to join our team and be exposed to:

  • varied legal matters that are fulfilling and rewarding;

  • a progressive work environment that is collaborative and supportive;

  • ongoing skills development and training.

About Us

  • Terri Janke and Company is an award-winning legal and consulting firm that is100% Indigenous owned and led by Dr Terri Janke.

  • Our work includes advising clients and writing reports: intellectual property, governance, commercial matters, arts, culture, environment, heritage, natural resource management and ICIP. We also undertake Indigenous consultancy projects.

  • Our clients are organisations, government agencies, universities and corporations.

  • Established in April 2000, we are ISO9001 Quality Management Systems certified.

  • See more at www.terrijanke.com.au

We are seeking talent who

  1. want a career in a private legal firm;

  2. have an interest in: intellectual property, commercial matters, employment or governance;

  3. have excellent research, analytical and drafting skills;

  4. want to empower Indigenous people;

  5. are intelligent and dedicated.

Open to Indigenous law students that have completed at least 3 years of successful study.

The position will be over the summer months, full time (excluding Christmas/New Year holiday break), paid, and supervised by an experienced lawyer. This is a great opportunity to be mentored in a unique environment, and to learn from leading experts.

To apply, please email a cover letter, your resume and academic transcript to Andrew Pitt at andrew@terrijanke.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you!

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All professional photography by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting 'Terri - Butterfly Flowers Dreaming' by Bibi Barba has been used under license in the firm photographs, including for staff profiles.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in some firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles, careers and services pages. Visit Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. Visit Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit Bibi's website.

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email: tjc@terrijanke.com.au

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