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2022/23 Brisbane Seasonal Clerkship Program

DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, the firm provides seamless local and cross-border advice. The firm believes great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, DLA Piper helps its clients succeed.

DLA Piper's progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves its global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through the firm's deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.

The firms' entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other are at the heart of everything it does.

DLA Piper is looking for ambitious, capable and forward-thinking graduates to join its journey. 


We provide cutting-edge learning and development programs, and an opportunity to work alongside some of the best legal minds around.

We offer two four week clerkships during the following period: 

  • Summer Intake: November 2022 - December 2022
  • Winter Intake: June 2023 - July 2023

As a clerk, you can expect a varied experience both in and outside the office. You will work in a creative, dynamic environment with some of the best legal professionals in the world, gaining first-hand experience doing real legal work.

The clerkship is four weeks in duration, commencing with an induction program. The induction program will give you the opportunity to hear from the firm's senior leaders, to participate in professional skills training, to attend networking events and to participate in responsible business activities.

You will spend the next weeks of the clerkship undertaking a work experience placement in one of the firm's practice groups. The clerkship also has practice group insight sessions and thought leadership seminars.

All 2022/23 Clerks will automatically be assessed for a 2024 Graduate position. During their 18 month graduate contract, graduates will complete three six-month rotations throughout a range of practice groups. As part of DLA Piper's future, all graduates are given the resources and opportunities to build an exciting, fulfilling career. You should apply for a clerkship in the office you intend to start your career as a graduate. 

Joining us as a clerk is your best pathway to a graduate position with DLA Piper. Apply now and be part of our future. 

Application closing date: Friday 12 August, 23:59

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  • Job type:Clerkships
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    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:12th Aug 2022, 1:59 pm


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