Our Clerkship programs

If you’re a law student in your penultimate year, our Clerkship Programs will expose you to the fast pace of a full-service commercial law firm and show you the law in action. You'll be working under the guidance of some of the sharpest legal minds in Australia, on challenging, complex and high-profile transactions and matters. You'll be mentored by partners and lawyers who are leaders in their fields, in a firm where individuality is embraced and innovation actively encouraged.

Our Clerkship Programs are our future pipeline for the Graduate Program. They are designed to give you a feel for what it’s like to be a Graduate and they are a great place to start your career.

Brisbane

Aimed at penultimate year law students, our 4-week program gives you a comprehensive orientation and placements in 2 different practice groups. You'll also get additional training, networking opportunities, and be part of our social activities.  

Program Dates

We run three Clerkship Programs every year:

Winter: 25 June 2018 - 20 July 2018

Spring: 20 August 2018 - 14 September 2018

Summer: 19 November 2018 - 14 December 2018

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 26 February 2018

Applications close: 9am, Monday 26 March 2018

Offers made: 14 May 2018

Offers must be accepted/declined: 5pm, 15 May 2018

Canberra

Our 11-week program gives you an orientation week in the Sydney office, followed by two rotations in different practice areas. You'll also get additional training, networking opportunities and be part of our social activities. 

Program Dates

We run one Clerkship Program every year - this year it runs from 26 November 2018 to 8 February 2019.

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 18 June 2018

Applications close: 15 July 2018

Offers made: 26 September 2018

Offers must be accepted/declined: 28 September 2018

Melbourne

Aimed at penultimate year law students, our 4-week program gives you a comprehensive orientation and placements in 2 different practice groups. You'll also get additional training, networking opportunities, and be part of our social activities.  

Program Dates

We run two Clerkship Programs every year:

Summer: 19 November 2018 – 14 December 2018

Winter: 24 June 2019 – 19 July 2019

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 9:00am, 9 July 2018

Applications close: 12 August 2018

Offers made: 10:00am, 18 October 2018

Offers must be accepted/declined: 2:00pm, 18 October 2018 

Perth

Aimed at penultimate year law students, our 4-week program gives you a comprehensive orientation and placements in 2 different practice groups. You'll also get additional training, networking opportunities, and be part of our social activities.   

Program Dates

We run three Clerkship Programs every year:

Summer 1 - 26 November 2018 - 21 December 2018

Summer 2 - 28 January 2019 - 22 February 2019

Winter - 24 June 2019 - 19 July 2019

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 16 July 2018

Applications close: 5 August 2018

Offers made: 9am, 21 September 2018

Offers must be accepted / declined: 1pm, 21 September 2018 

Sydney

Aimed at penultimate year law students, our 11-week week program gives you a week-long orientation and two rotations in different practice areas. You'll also get additional training, networking opportunities and be part of our social/sporting activities. 

Program Dates

We run one Clerkship Program every year - this year it runs from 26 November 2018 to 8 February 2019.

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 18 June 2018

Applications close: 15 July 2018

Offers made: 26 September 2018

Offers must be accepted/declined: 28 September 2018 

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