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: 24 June 2018 - 19 July 2019
Spring: 19 August 2019 - 13 September 2019
Summer: 18 November 2019 - 13 December 2019

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 4 March 2019
Legal Careers Expo: 25 March 2019
Applications close: 9am, Monday 1 April 2019
Networking Cocktail Evening (for interviewing candidates): late April
Interviews: Late April/Early May
Offers made: 20 May 2019
Offers must be accepted/declined: 5pm, 21 May 2019

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: 
Summer: 25 November 2019 - 7 February 2020

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: Tuesday 11 June 2019

Applications close: Sunday, July 14 2019

Clerkship Information Night (for interviewing candidates): Late July

Round 1 Interviews:  Early August

Round 2 Interviews: Late August

Cocktail Evening (for interviewing candidates): Mid-September

Offers made: Wednesday,18 September 2019

Offers must be accepted/declined: Friday, 20 September 2019

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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: 25 November 2019 - 20 December 2019

Winter: 22 June 2020 - 17 July 2020 

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 8 July 2019

LIV Legal Careers Fair: 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 11 July 2019

Applications close: 11 August 2019

Networking Cocktail Evening (for interviewing candidates): Late August 2019

Interviews: September 2019

Offers made: 10:00am, 10 October 2019

Offers must be accepted/declined: 2:00pm, 10 October 2019

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: 18 November 2019 - 13 December 2019

Summer 2: 28 January 2020 - 21 February 2020

Winter: 22 June 2020 - 17 July 2020 

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: 15 July 2019

Applications close: 4 August 2019

Networking Cocktail Evening (for interviewing candidates): late August

Interviews: Late August/Early September

Offers made: 9am, 20 September 2019

Offers must be accepted/declined: 1pm, 20 September 2019 

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: 

Summer: 25 November 2019 - 7 February 2020.

Recruitment Dates

Applications open: Tuesday 11 June 2019

Applications close: Sunday, July 14 2019

Clerkship Information Night (for interviewing candidates): Late July

Round 1 Interviews:  Early August

Round 2 Interviews: Late August

Cocktail Evening (for interviewing candidates): Mid-September

Offers made: Wednesday,18 September 2019 

Offers must be accepted/declined: Friday, 20 September 2019 

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