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2022/2023 Ashurst Sydney Clerkship

You’ll spend time in two departments, where you’ll work with a supervising partner, a lawyer and a buddy who’ll get you involved in real work. You’ll also attend workshops and department training, as well as get a chance to take part in team social events.

The work undertaken by clerks is varied and depends on the team you are in. Tasks include case law research, drafting legal expertise updates, note-taking during meetings and contract review. You could also be involved in attending court, drafting advice to clients. You can also attend a one week client secondment or accompany a lawyer to a pro bono clinic.


You need to be in your penultimate or final year of a law degree and be available to complete the clerkship over summer of 2022/2023.

There’s absolutely no Ashurst “type”. We want to encourage a diverse range of candidates to apply with a broad range of backgrounds, all united by a common set of strengths. These strengths include team work , commercial awareness and a  solid academic record. A passion to develop a career in a leading global commercial law firm. Outstanding communication skills, analytical ability and determination and drive.

Successful canddiates will possess:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal
  • Solid academic results
  • Analytical ability
  • Passion for commercial law
  • Determination and drive
  • Commercial awareness
Closed a month ago
Closed a month ago
  • Job type:Clerkships
  • Disciplines:


  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

  • Locations:

    Canberra, Sydney

  • Closing Date:10th Jul 2022, 1:59 pm


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