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Johnson Winter Slattery

4.4
  • 100 - 500 employees

Canberra Seasonal Clerkship Programme null

Canberra

Opportunity Expired

Leading independent Australian law firm. Great opportunity to receive training and mentoring from industry recognised partners and lawyers

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
Number of Vacancies
4-6
Salary
AUD 75,000 - 80,000 / Year

Application dates

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

See details

Working rights

Australia

  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
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A BETTER PLACE TO WORK

As a seasonal clerk at Johnson Winter Slattery, you will:

  • participate in an eight to ten week clerkship program
  • gain exposure to complex legal issues while working with leading lawyers across our national network – our high level of senior lawyer engagement will give you more opportunity to shape your career and step up
  • work across all practice areas with no fixed rotations, giving you more freedom to choose your work and pursue your professional interests.
  • get hands-on experience, working on market leading work
  • learn from a structured training program tailored for you
  • contribute to our pro bono practice
  • develop your skills in a supportive environment – we ensure workloads are monitored and shared across our offices nationally
  • gain mentoring support – from partners and lawyers


Who we are

Johnson Winter Slattery is a leading independent Australian law firm.
We advise major corporations, funds and governments on their most challenging transactions and disputes.
We are a firm of more than 450 people, including 85+ partners, located in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth.

Join us!

If you are enthusiastic, driven to succeed and want to continually develop your skills, you'll fit right in.

We are looking for clerks who have not only excelled academically, but have great communications skills, thrive in a collaborative environment and want to deliver legal advice to create the best outcomes for our clients.

There are no barriers to your success with us.


The Seasonal Clerkship Program is open to students studying a relevant law degree and who are in their penultimate year.

Students must have full working rights through Australian/New Zealand - citizenship or permanent residency.

Written applications should include a covering letter, CV and current official academic transcript. They should be addressed to Wilma Lewis, Senior People & Development Consultant. 

Applications should be submitted no later than Sunday, 14 July 2024. 

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
From an Institution in
  • Australia
Study Field
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

country
eligibility

Australia

Australia

Australian Citizen

Australian Permanent Resident


Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The firm exhibits a strong commitment to Pro Bono work and clearly recognises the need for the legal industry to assist those beyond the top end of town.

Heather Pym

  • Graduate stories
The firm exhibits a strong commitment to Pro Bono work and clearly recognises the need for the legal industry to assist those beyond the top end of town.

Heather Pym

  • Graduate stories
There is a really strong culture at JWS for involving graduates and clerks in high-level work and exposing them to end-to-end processes.

Madison Lardner

  • Graduate stories
There is a really strong culture at JWS for involving graduates and clerks in high-level work and exposing them to end-to-end processes.

Madison Lardner

  • Graduate stories
The firm exhibits a strong commitment to Pro Bono work and clearly recognises the need for the legal industry to assist those beyond the top end of town.

Heather Pym

  • Graduate stories
The firm exhibits a strong commitment to Pro Bono work and clearly recognises the need for the legal industry to assist those beyond the top end of town.

Heather Pym

  • Graduate stories
There is a really strong culture at JWS for involving graduates and clerks in high-level work and exposing them to end-to-end processes.

Madison Lardner

  • Graduate stories
There is a really strong culture at JWS for involving graduates and clerks in high-level work and exposing them to end-to-end processes.

Madison Lardner