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Perth Law EY Clerkship Program

One decision, a lifetime of opportunity

As a law clerk you can explore your interests and you can expect to participate in a structured program including:

  • induction program and technical training
  • client projects
  • social events
  • skill development workshops 

As part of the Law team, you will be part of the expanding EY legal network, which includes offices in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and in the Asia-Pacific region (including Hong Kong and Singapore), Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. The Law teams have a global footprint, comprising of over 2,100 lawyers across 80 countries.

In 2016, Norton & Smailes, a specialist tax and commercial law firm, merged with EY's law practice, cementing our position as a market leader in Perth. For the past three consecutive years the Perth law practice has been named by Doyle's Guide as a top West Australian Tax Law firm. Our team specialises in tax, trust law, estate planning, superannuation advice, not for profit work and commercial law. We act predominately for high net wealth individuals and their private corporate groups.

The opportunity to join this exceptional practice will provide the right individual with excellent opportunities to advance in their career and to be involved in the growth of the team nationally.

What degree, which service line?

We’re looking for students:

  • Undertaking a law degree
  • With an interest in taxation law, trusts and commercial law
  • With an interest in advising high net worth individuals, family groups and businesses


To apply for our Clerkship Program, you are required to be:

  • In your penultimate year of study
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

You may be invited to complete a situational questionnaire and an aptitude ability test if you progress through our process. Please check your email regularly for updates as you will have 48 hours to complete these.

To understand our recruitment process and next steps from here, please visit our website. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via [email protected] or +61 1800 017 666.

Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 15th July
Applications close: Sunday 4th August, 12 noon
Offers made from: Friday 20th September

Program Dates

Summer: 3 consecutive weeks between November 2019 and February 2020 (additional program dates may become available)
Winter: July 2020

Applications close on Sunday 4 August 2019 at 12 noon. So, log on and apply early to get the best opportunity to secure your role! www.ey.com/au/careers/apply

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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Closed 8 months ago
Closed 8 months ago
  • Job type:Clerkships
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  • Workrights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen,

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  • Closing Date:4th Aug 2019, 2:00 am


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