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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

4.3
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2020/21 Seasonal Clerkship Program - Melbourne

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Start Date
25 Nov 2020

Application dates

Applications Open
6 Jul 2020
Applications Close
31 Aug 2020

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
L
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law

About Corrs:

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia's leading independent Australian law firm. We're known and respected for delivering legal excellence, exceptional client service and outstanding results.

Through our long-term relationships with leading law firms across the world, we advise on the most significant global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement.

For almost two centuries, we've been advising our clients on their most complex challenges. We're the firm of choice for many of the world's most significant organisations – from large corporations to governments, banks and financial sponsors.

At Corrs, you'll enjoy the benefits of working alongside a high-performing team with a shared commitment to our culture of excellence, collaboration, commitment and respect.

What are we looking for?

Applications are open to all students in their penultimate year of their law degree.

We assess against broad criteria, which considers business and commercial acumen, initiative, ethical behaviour, previous employment, legal excellence, a commitment to commercial law, energy and drive, involvement in community life and strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Interviews will take place in Melbourne.

Melbourne Clerkship Programs

Our clerkships give you the opportunity to connect with partners and lawyers across the firm, learn what a 'day-in-the-life' at Corrs is like, and experience the type of work we do and the clients we partner with.

The Corrs seasonal clerkship program gives you the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia's leading lawyers on high-profile work for major Australian and international clients.

You'll be exposed to a broad range of interesting matters. You'll also have the chance to complete a broad range of tasks, such as conducting research, reviewing and presenting documents, attending client meetings, court hearings, mediations and settlements, as well as shadowing partners and lawyers in client meetings and business development activities.  To ensure you get exposure to all areas of the firm, we also arrange interactive practice group meetings, partner connection sessions and networking opportunities.

Should you have any queries, please contact Marianne Saliba on +613 9672 3318 or [email protected]

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
If you make a mistake - acknowledge it, accept responsibility for your error, learn from it and move on. Don’t let the mistake crush your confidence in moving forwards and future decision making.

Billie Parkinson

  • Graduate stories
If you make a mistake - acknowledge it, accept responsibility for your error, learn from it and move on. Don’t let the mistake crush your confidence in moving forwards and future decision making.

Billie Parkinson

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  • Graduate stories
While the partner is ultimately responsible for the transaction, the senior associate is the lawyer running the transaction from start to finish.

James McNaught

  • Graduate stories
While the partner is ultimately responsible for the transaction, the senior associate is the lawyer running the transaction from start to finish.

James McNaught

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  • Graduate stories
If you make a mistake - acknowledge it, accept responsibility for your error, learn from it and move on. Don’t let the mistake crush your confidence in moving forwards and future decision making.

Billie Parkinson

  • Graduate stories
If you make a mistake - acknowledge it, accept responsibility for your error, learn from it and move on. Don’t let the mistake crush your confidence in moving forwards and future decision making.

Billie Parkinson

Read full story
  • Graduate stories
While the partner is ultimately responsible for the transaction, the senior associate is the lawyer running the transaction from start to finish.

James McNaught

  • Graduate stories
While the partner is ultimately responsible for the transaction, the senior associate is the lawyer running the transaction from start to finish.

James McNaught

Read full story