The Professional Standards Authority is pleased to participate in the annual Summer Clerkship Program of the New South Wales Law Society. We expect to offer two positions in 2021/22 so if you are a student in your penultimate year, spend part of your vacation with us and get a unique opportunity to be involved in government regulatory practice. You will have hands-on involvement in assessing applications for schemes and in a range of regulatory projects. Some of the tasks you may be expected to complete are:
- Legal research projects
- Preparation of briefs and papers
- Preparation of case reviews and summaries
- Preparing legislative interpretation and analysis
The Professional Standards Councils, and their agency the Professional Standards Authority, work to improve professional standards and protect consumers of professional services across Australia.
Professional Standards Councils
The Professional Standards Councils are independent statutory bodies established in each state and territory. They have specific responsibilities under professional standards legislation for assessing and approving applications for, and supervising the operation of, professional standards schemes. Learn more about the Councils at www.psc.gov.au
Professional Standards Authority
The Professional Standards Authority is the national regulatory agency with a core purpose to protect Australian consumers by improving professional standards. It is an agency made up of expert legal, regulatory and professional standards personnel with experience across professions, government and the commercial sector. Learn more about the Authority at www.psc.gov.au.
We work together to take a partnership approach to regulation that both enhances Australia’s consumer protection regime and promotes the vital role professions play in our economy.
- Job type:Clerkships
- Work rights:
Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand...
- Closing Date:14th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm