Clerkships & Graduates

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GRADUATE PROGRAM VICTORIA

Gaining entrance to the Graduate Program at Maurice Blackburn means an exciting start to your legal career in one of Australia's leading social justice law firms. The 12 month Graduate Program provides a broad range of training designed to give you insight into all aspects of plaintiff law. The program encourages active participation and contribution which enables you to be rewarded with excellent training opportunities, tangible professional development and an insight into life at Maurice Blackburn. The Program has been specifically designed to combine formal training with invaluable hands-on experience. Maurice Blackburn will also support you to complete Practical Legal Training (PLT), a necessary requirement for admission.

The Graduate Program consists of two 6 month rotations in different practice areas and offices of Maurice Blackburn. You will work closely with senior lawyers and partners, and other internal and external experts, and be able to build lasting relationships through legal networking events. As a Law Graduate we encourage you to shadow experienced lawyers, attend court and client meetings, and even brief counsel.

Above all, you will be able to experience at first hand, life as a legal professional at one of Australia’s most trustworthy, successful and respected law firm.

Maurice Blackburn will not be participating in priority offer recruitment in 2020. 

All enquiries should be made attention to:

Laura Freeman
National Graduate and L&D Programs Consultant
Maurice Blackburn
21/380 La Trobe St
Melbourne VIC 3000

APPLY TO BECOME A LAW GRADUATE

Applications open

Closed

Applications close

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Program runs

1 Year

GRADUATE PROGRAM QUEENSLAND

Gaining entrance to the Graduate Program at Maurice Blackburn means an exciting start to your legal career in one of Australia's leading social justice law firms. The 12 month Graduate Program provides a broad range of training designed to give you insight into all aspects of plaintiff law. The program encourages active participation and contribution which enables you to be rewarded with excellent training opportunities, tangible professional development and an insight into life at Maurice Blackburn. The Program has been specifically designed to combine formal training with invaluable hands-on experience. Maurice Blackburn will also support you to complete Practical Legal Training (PLT), a necessary requirement for admission.

Above all, you will be able to experience at first hand, life as a legal professional at one of Australia’s most trustworthy, successful and respected law firm.

Apply to become a Law Graduate in Queensland

  1. Application process and dates are in accordance with Queensland Law Society guidelines.
  2. In accordance with the Graduate Recruitment Guidelines, previous Seasonal Clerks and current employees will be eligible to apply for a priority for our 2021 Graduate Program in Queensland.
  3. Priority offer applications will open on Monday 13th January 2020 and close on Sunday 19th January 2020. Priority offers will be made on Wednesday 26th February 2020 and must be accepted or declined by 5.00pm Thursday 27 February 2020.
  4. Law Graduates are employed on a 12 month contract.
  5. A permanent position as a Lawyer may be offered upon completion of the Graduate Program.

All other enquiries should be made attention to:

Laura Freeman
National Graduate and L&D Programs Consultant 
Maurice Blackburn
21/380 La Trobe St 
Melbourne VIC 3000

APPLY TO BECOME A LAW GRADUATE

Applications open

9.00am AEDT Monday 13th January 2020

Applications close

11:59pm AEDT Sunday 19th January 2020

Program runs

1 Year

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CLERKSHIPS VICTORIA

The three-week seasonal clerkship program at Maurice Blackburn gives you the opportunity to experience what it’s like to actually walk the talk in Australia’s leading social justice law firm. Applying to become a seasonal clerk at Maurice Blackburn will expose you to some of Australia’s leading legal minds and is the first step in a legal career which will make a genuine difference in people’s lives.

Maurice Blackburn will not be participating in Seasonal Clerk recruitment in 2020. 

All enquiries should be made attention to:

Laura Freeman
National Graduate and L&D Programs Consultant
Maurice Blackburn
21/380 La Trobe St
Melbourne VIC 3000

APPLY TO BECOME A CLERK

Applications open

Closed

Applications close

Closed

Program runs

3 and a half weeks

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CLERKSHIPS QUEENSLAND

The four-week seasonal clerkship program at Maurice Blackburn gives you the opportunity to experience what it’s like to actually walk the talk in Australia’s leading social justice law firm. Applying to become a seasonal clerk at Maurice Blackburn will expose you to some of Australia’s leading legal minds and is the first step in a legal career which will make a genuine difference in people’s lives.

All enquiries should be made attention to:

Laura Freeman
National Graduate and L&D Programs Consultant
Maurice Blackburn
lfreeman@mauriceblackburn.com.au

APPLY TO BECOME A CLERK

Applications open

Closed

Applications close

Closed

Program runs

4 weeks

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JUNIOR LEGAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM

Start your legal career with a highly influential firm.

Our Junior Legal Assistant program has been developed to grow new candidates into highly skilled and knowledgeable Legal Assistants. Our Junior Legal Assistants will have the opportunity to work with senior Legal Assistants as well as a range of Lawyers, Associates and Principals resulting in exciting and rewarding careers in some of Australia’s best practices.

The 12 month program provides a broad range of training designed to familiarise you with all aspects of plaintiff law and litigation practices. The program consists of 2 x 6 month rotations and provides you with the opportunity to develop a thorough understanding of two practice areas. The program encourages active participation and contribution, enabling you to be rewarded with excellent training opportunities, and to provide you with a real sense of accomplishment.

How to apply

  1. Applications for the Maurice Blackburn Junior Legal Assistant Program open on Monday 2nd September 2019
  2. Applications must be made via the Maurice Blackburn careers section and email applications will not be accepted
  3. Offers will be made on Friday 26th October 2019
  4. The 2019 Junior Legal Assistant Program will commence in February 2019.

APPLY FOR OUR JUNIOR LEGAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM

Applications open

2nd September 2019

Applications close

30th September 2019

Program runs

1 year

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CAREERS WITH US

A career with us is about working with passion and integrity while still have time to do the things that you enjoy.

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