Spark Renewables is seeking an enthusiastic fourth, final year or graduate law student to fill a part-time role as a legal intern or paralegal.

Start date
  • March 2023 onwards.
  • Part-time: days and times to be agreed with successful candidate.
  • Yes, this is a paid position, paying above the award rate.

  • Opportunity for your work experience with us to satisfy Practical Legal Training requirements.
  • Exposure to a variety of work including reviewing and assisting with negotiating/drafting contracts (e.g confidentiality agreements, project agreements, land agreements, procurement contracts); preparing advice, updates and submissions regarding the evolving legal policy and regulatory framework surrounding the renewable energy transition; interpretation of environment and planning law; participation in industry forums and in stakeholder engagement activities.
  • An opportunity to visit both operational and proposed greenfield renewable energy sites.
  • Potential for a graduate placement once studies are complete.
  • Work next to one of Sydney’s best beaches! 

  • Graduate or final year of law degree, ideally with electives covering energy, renewables, environmental and/or planning law.
  • WAM > 70%.
  • Fluent English and strong written and communication skills.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • Highly motivated worker with an ability to work to your own initiative.
  • Passion for the environment and striving towards a more sustainable, carbon free economy.  

About Spark Renewables
Spark Renewables is one of Australia’s leading developers and long-term owners of renewable energy generation assets. We own the operational Bomen Solar Farm (100 MW) near Wagga Wagga, NSW, and have a large portfolio of early-stage wind, solar and battery storage projects under development. Our goal is to develop and build projects leading the renewable energy transition in Australia.  We work with industry innovators and tertiary institutions to provide sustainable, socially acceptable solutions for generation of electricity. 
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