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Planning & Environment Graduate

Colin Biggers & Paisley was established in 1900 and we continue to realise our vision of being recognised as the leading provider of legal services in our chosen fields of expertise. Today our practice has around 500 employees, offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, with a track record of high engagement and collaborative leadership.  

We offer an environment where our values of Balance, Respect, Loyalty and Integrity guide all of our actions. We continually invest in our people, providing training, a formal mentoring program, learning and support, and promoting a social and connected environment. We also offer other benefits such as social and sporting functions, wellbeing program, rewards and recognition, one on one mentoring, casual Fridays, Friday night drinks, office morning teas, massages and professional memberships.  

At Colin Biggers and Paisley, Inclusion and Diversity is ingrained as part of our culture and the reality which is fostered by all, we encourage applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or ethnicity.  

We established the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation which brings together our entire community offering and is comprised of three streams - pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions. To ensure maximum impact, the core strategy of our Foundation is to promote and protect the rights of women and children, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the environment. To find out more about our foundation, check out our website 

Graduate Program Overview:

Our Planning & Environment Group is offering a small number of sought after Graduate positions to commence in early March 2022. As a Planning and Environment Graduate you will work in a leading practice with some of the most respected partners and legal practitioners across Australia. You will gain extensive on-the-job training which will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience needed to become a great solicitor.    

What We Are Looking For:

We are looking for law students who have a passion for Planning & Environment Law. We are also looking for candidates who have a strong academic record, a critical and creative mind, are confident and resilient, are hardworking and organised, and enjoy the challenge of solving complex legal problems.  

You will need to have strong communication, presentation, interpersonal skills and have a collaborative approach to work. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply for this graduate program.  

Application Timeframe:

Applications open 19 October 2021
Applications close on 30 October 2021  

Your Application:

Your application should include:   

  • A cover letter;
  • A current CV outlining work experience, community involvement, leadership experience, extracurricular activities and interests outside of work; and
  • A recent copy of your academic transcript.
Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:


  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:


  • Salary





    Mar 2022 (approx)

  • Program Duration

    2 Years

  • Remote Friendly


  • Closing Date:30th Oct 2021, 6:00 am


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