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2022/2023 Summer Clerkship Program - Melbourne
Are you ready to help create the next chapter of our story?
Clyde & Co is running a national
Summer Clerkship Program for 2022/2023 and invites you to submit
The program is aimed at penultimate
year law students, and is designed to give you your first taste of
working life in an international law firm. Our 8 week Summer
Clerkship Program will commence on Monday, 28 November 2022 and will
include gaining experience in one or more of our core sector
This Program is our primary method
for graduate recruitment and many of our summer clerks go on to
start their legal career with us.
If you're looking for the perfect
environment to learn, develop and progress, we think you'll love
life here. We're a growing firm (one of the fastest growing in the
world, in fact). And we work at the heart of sectors that drive
global trade and commerce. It makes this an unrivalled opportunity
to take on exciting, high profile work and to grow as rapidly as us.
About the clerkship
As a Clyde & Co Summer Clerk you
will do more than just shadow our lawyers. You will gain practical
experience as you work alongside our Partners and experienced
lawyers on interesting matters, you will attend and contribute to
client meetings building your business development skills, and have
the opportunity to expand and grow your networks. We take a very
hands-on approach to our program to give you exposure to our niche
practice areas in order that you will gain valuable insight into how
Once you start as a Clyde & Co
Summer Clerk you will be paired with a buddy who will help you
settle in and provide guidance and support throughout your
placement. You will also attend training and information sessions to
expand and develop your knowledge and skills. There will also be a
variety of social events to attend throughout the program, allowing
you to network with not only the other clerks but with colleagues
from across the firm.
About our lawyers
While we operate at the very highest
level of our profession and are respected around the world for our
expertise, we have also created a friendly, open and dynamic
environment in which our lawyers enjoy working. We have a strong
team ethos and value the individual contributions our employees make
to the firm. We want our people to fulfil their ambitions: they are
the future of the firm.
At Clyde & Co, we recognise and
reward our talented employees and their career aspirations, are
committed to internal promotion and provide a structured approach to
career development. As an employee of Clyde & Co, you will work
in an open and inclusive environment where we look to improve our
employees' overall experience, in and out of the workplace.
We work with high profile clients on
prestigious projects that directly impact the world we live in. At
the same time, we have the kind of down-to-earth culture that means
people here quickly feel at home - whatever their level. Join us as
a student or graduate, and you can look forward to exceptional
training and real responsibility in an environment that's as
supportive as it is inspiring.
Clyde & Co in Australia
Clyde & Co has grown to become a
leading global law firm in our core sectors. With over 2,500 legal
professionals operating from over 50 offices and associated offices
across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal
services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global
trade and commerce.
We specialise in the sectors that
move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that
underpins it, namely: transport, infrastructure, energy, trade &
commodities and insurance.
With a strong focus on developed and
emerging markets, we continue to increase our revenue growth, making
us one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious
plans for further growth.
We are committed to fostering a truly
diverse and inclusive workplace so that all our people can flourish
and fulfil their highest potential, for the benefit of them, the
firm and our clients.
For more about the firm, its lawyers,
offices and areas of expertise and for the latest industry thought
leadership please visit www.clydeco.com
How to apply
Applications are now open for our
Melbourne office, closing Sunday, 14 August 2022.
If you are interested, please submit
your application via the link below, ensuring all mandatory fields
are completed, as well as including your CV, a copy of your official
academic transcript, together with a covering letter to the
attention of Simone Rodgers, Recruitment Advisor.
In order to be eligible, applicants
must be Australian residents and/ or legally permitted to work in
Australia, and have between 1 to 3 semesters of their degree
remaining as at 31 December 2022.
This role is based at our Melbourne office, and it is a
requirement of entry to this office to be fully vaccinated with
a COVID-19 vaccine. If successful, candidates will need to
provide evidence to demonstrate compliance with this requirement
(or a valid exemption) prior to commencing the role.
We offer a rewarding work environment that supports
professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our
workplace and it is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire,
promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons
without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, religion, national origin, age,
disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.
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