HWL Ebsworth Lawyers - Canberra 2024 Clerkship Program

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Our Canberra office primarily specialises in providing legal advice and services to a number of key government departments and agencies. The team comprise of specialist lawyers from all areas of law to ensure our government clients achieve their objectives. Also based in our Canberra office, we have specialised Insurance and Banking & Finance practices.


At HWL Ebsworth we believe in investing in our people from the very beginning of their careers. We see the Clerkship program as the start of that investment, where we are committed to nurturing and supporting our employees to reach their full potential as lawyers. 

What to expect from our 4-week Clerkship Program:

  • Real and rewarding training with extensive support from your supervising Partner and mentor.
  • The chance to work with quality clients that provide interesting work. 
  • Hands-on and diverse work which could include drafting, attending court, completing legal research, attending client meetings, or attending settlements.
  • Seminars and workshops that give insight into our practice areas and help you develop invaluable skills.
  • Opportunities to attend social events and network with your fellow colleagues, from Clerks through to Partners of the Firm. 

What we are looking for:

We are looking for penultimate and final year students with different strengths and attributes that will continue to add to our down to earth, no-fuss culture. Those who are self-motivated, keen to learn, have an ability to adapt to changing priorities and have excellent communication skills will succeed.

Our Summer Clerks will join us in the Canberra office over November/December 2024. All Clerks will then be considered for a Law Graduate position to commence in early 2025 or 2026.

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  • Job type:Clerkships
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  • Closing Date:6th Jul 2024, 1:59 pm


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