Legal Vacation Student

Location: Brisbane Qld Posted Date: August 2, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 177794565 Careermine Job Id: 1792647
Requisition ID: 21759

Job Category: Student

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Vacation Student opportunity: Build the extraordinary, every day

At Hatch, we work on the world’s toughest challenges. It’s in our nature to find innovative solutions for our clients in the metals, infrastructure and energy sectors.

Digitization to transformation; decarbonisation and renewables integration; from transportation solutions to smart cities; clean mining and processing ―we understand the world’s challenges are changing rapidly. We solve real-world problems in smarter, more efficient and original ways.

The Hatch Vacation Student Program provides the opportunity to work on real projects and gain practical industry skills. We will help you through the transition, bridging the gap between your education and career.

You will be exposed to a range of practical experiences including:
  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams to complete project deliverables for clients
  • Receiving coaching and mentorship from experienced professionals and experts
  • Participating in professional development sessions with senior leadership
  • Presenting on your key learnings and experience at Hatch.

Your Team

Hatch is seeking a law student to join our Client Agreements & Legal Services Group for the 2019/2020 summer vacation period. You will be working in an innovative team of driven professionals who are industry leaders and passionate about being a part of a company dedicated to delivering a better world through positive change. The AUA Legal Team’s application of design thinking to deliver more user-focused and value-add legal services has received industry recognition including being named a 2019 ACC Value Champion which you can read more about here .

Key Responsibilities:

To assist the 3 members of the AUA Legal Team (Legal Counsel/Company Secretary Australia-Asia (AUA), Legal Counsel AUA and the Legal Co-ordinator/Assistant-Company Secretary AUA) to:
  • Provide user-focused and timely advice on legal and governance matters in all areas of Hatch’s business in Australia-Asia;
  • Collaborate with internal colleagues to manage risk and maximize opportunity in professional services and other project agreements with clients, joint venture partners and suppliers in Australia-Asia and throughout the world;
  • Prepare contracts and relevant legal documentation, aligned with our governance and strategic plans relating to general commercial transactions, technology licensing, employment matters and, if applicable, mergers and acquisitions;
  • Build positive relationships internally and with our clients, partners and suppliers;
  • Be proactive to resolve claims and disputes; and
  • Actively explore and adopt innovative solutions to deliver legal services effectively and efficiently

Hatch is seeking student applicants who:

  • Have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Are collaborators with the ability to think laterally and innovatively to solve problems
  • Are interested in exploring a future with a global consulting company and are committed to creating positive change.
  • Are achievement oriented, as evident in their study

The 12-week-paid full-time program commences on 18 November 2019 and concludes 21 February 2020.

To apply visit, search ‘vacation student’ and select role(s) in your chosen field.

Please include your CV, cover letter and current academic transcript.

Have a question? Contact our friendly Hatch Recruitment Team at

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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