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K&L Gates


Choosing a career at K&L Gates is choosing to be a part of a progressive and innovative law firm that continues to grow year on year. We work with market leaders across many industries in a range of exciting areas of commercial law.

We offer you the experience of more than 2,000 lawyers in fully-integrated offices across five continents. We have a one-company, one-team mentality, constantly seeking ways to add value to our clients and your career objectives.

We look to recruit talented people, then provide the opportunities and support for them to achieve their best. Join us and you will join a team of passionate professionals dedicated to providing exceptional client service.

Quality of work and clients

We attract high quality work, which provides you with the opportunity to work with some of the largest companies and market leaders. Our mix of clients and specialist practice areas gives our people career opportunities across the full spectrum of commercial law.

Opportunities to learn while developing your career

We are dedicated to helping you achieve your best. From day one, you will be professionally challenged in a collegial, team based environment where every person's effort matters.

Regardless of whether you are commencing or advancing your career, you will enjoy exposure to high quality work. You can also rest assured that the firm will support your development through opportunities like on the job training, a comprehensive professional development program, further education support and secondment opportunities. We view your development as an investment in the firm's future success. At K&L Gates, you will be coached by talented leaders and lawyers who genuinely care about your professional development and well-being.

A unique culture

We offer a wide range of social, sporting and networking activities you can choose to be involved in. Our commitment to corporate social responsibility and pro bono work also allows you to give back to the wider community. 

As a firm, we are committed to assisting women advance their careers, ensuring they have every opportunity that could and should be afforded to them. Since 2012 we have been awarded an EOWA "Employer of Choice for Women"/WGEA "Employer of Choice for Gender Equality" citation, which requires meeting stringent criteria to qualify for this prestigious award.

We do work hard, it comes with the nature of the industry, but we genuinely strive to strike a balance.

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