Crown Solicitor's Office

Students and graduates

Career opportunities


Work with us as a paralegal while you complete your degree. Many employees successfully apply for our graduate development program and continue their legal career with us.

Graduate development program

Apply to join the CSO’s two-year graduate development program upon admission. From day one, you will contribute to client and file management and be exposed to unique and complex legal issues that will challenge your thinking.

Applications for the 2025 program will open in early April 2024.

How to apply

We welcome and encourage applications from all diversity groups.

Paralegal vacancies and the graduatre development program are advertised on I Work For NSW.;

Follow us on LinkedIn for updates about current vacancies.

Where to get more information

For more information about what the CSO can offer students and graduates, dowload our brochure about legal careers for students and graduates (PDF, 618 KB) or email

Last updated:

06 Mar 2024

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