Public interest law careers guide - Voiceless, the Animal Protection Institute

Field of Law

Animal Law

Stage of Career

Undergraduates; Practising lawyers

Contact Details

Address: 2 Paddington Street, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia
Phone: (02) 9357 0723
Visit the Voiceless Website
Contact person: Emmanuel Giuffre, Voiceless Legal Counsel

Description of Organisation

Voiceless is an independent, non-profit think tank focused on raising awareness and alleviating the suffering of animals in factory farming and the kangaroo industry in Australia. Voiceless drives reform and helps build the animal protection movement by offering grants and prizes, creating influential networks, promoting informed debate and conducting research exposing legalised cruelty.

Voiceless prides itself on having a highly trained, well-educated and experienced team of professionals, dedicated to enhancing the legal protection of factory farmed animals and kangaroos in Australia.

Number of legal positions within organisation:

The Legal Team is comprised of two employees, regular volunteers and interns (depending on need).

Information for university students/graduates

What sort of volunteer/work experience opportunities are available?

Voiceless offers a limited number of legal internships throughout the year, usually arranged through participating universities. The legal team is also assisted by regular volunteers, with positions advertised on the Voiceless Law Talk Facebook page as they become available. Applications can be made by sending a cover letter and CV to the below address, noting that applicants should be passionate about animal protection.

Contact person for volunteers:

Sarah Margo (

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