2023 Law Clerk

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ over 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff.

About the opportunity

We have exciting opportunities for law graduates to join our 2023 law clerk programme in Auckland or Wellington. 

As a law clerk at Russell McVeagh you will:

  • Work with some of the leading lawyers in New Zealand on some of the biggest cases and transactions;
  • Participate in a comprehensive induction programme, 12 months law clerk development programme and ongoing training;
  • Be supported as you transition from university to your professional life, including with your professional studies and admission to the Bar;
  • Have a wide network of peers and seniors to lean on; and
  • Have a meaningful and enjoyable start of your career.

Law clerkship at Russell McVeagh will provide you with fantastic opportunities for growth while you are involved in a variety of interesting work in our supportive, collaborative and social environment.

About you

We are looking for students who are in the last year of their law degree (planning to finish university studies by the end of 2022 and be available to start in early 2023) and have:

  • A strong interest in commercial law;
  • A strong academic record;
  • Drive, ambition, and a positive attitude;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Share our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity.

Applications close Sunday 5:00 pm 3 July 2022.  

Before starting your application we recommend having the following prepared: CV, cover letter and academic transcript. 

Apply now