Australia's leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, is offering a unique autumn clerkship opportunity for UNSW law students in their final or penultimate year of study.

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.

Your time as a clerk at Corrs

This exclusive UNSW autumn clerkship gives 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.

This paid program runs for three weeks, from Monday 6 May 2024 to Friday 24 May 2024, and gives you the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia’s leading lawyers on high-profile work for major Australian and international clients. Please note: clerks participating in the program will have the opportunity to request leave for the purpose of completing their exams.

You’ll be exposed to a broad range of interesting matters and have the chance to complete 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.

What do we look for?

We look for individuals who can make a positive contribution to the firm and help us in delivering legal excellence and outstanding client service. In exchange for your energy and commitment we’ll provide extraordinary learning and work opportunities.

Our success is based on the success of our people. We encourage individuals to play to their strengths and we bring our diverse and talented lawyers together to create top-performing teams.

We want people who bring out the best in those around them, work well in a team, and take pride in their work and achievements. We assess against a 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 skills.

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UNSW x Corrs autumn clerkship program

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