Partner with our experts to solve the big problems.

The graduate program at Maurice Blackburn is the first step on a journey that will see you making a genuine difference in people’s lives and across the broader community. Our graduates get to help real people with real legal issues, and have the opportunity to partner with experts to solve the big problems.


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. If required, Maurice Blackburn will also support you to complete Practical Legal Training (PLT), a necessary requirement for admission.

The Program is a national program with Graduates placed across various practice areas and locations nationally. The program will be a 12-month placement with a practice area, giving the ability to create in-depth knowledge and experience in that area of law.  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.

Please check back to see when applications are opening for the 2022 Program.

All enquiries should be made attention to:

Susan Green
National Learning and Development Manager
Maurice Blackburn
21/380 La Trobe St
Melbourne VIC 3000


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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