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Macpherson Kelley 2019 Graduate Lawyer Program - Queensland

Brisbane

Macpherson Kelley is a hands-on commercial law firm, known for our business mindset, client service, innovation and investment in great relationships. 

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Salary
$55,000 - $59,999

Application dates

Applications Open
6 Aug 2018
Applications Close
13 Aug 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
L
Law
Legal Studies

With offices across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, we offer you the opportunity to build your career in the real business world. It is our goal for our clients, and our people, to be our strongest advocates.

OPPORTUNITY

The Queensland Graduate Lawyer Program consists of 4 three month rotations across a range of practice areas that will expose you to a variety of different commercial law experiences and allow you to gain admission as a Lawyer! Your development is a key priority for us. You have access to unique professional development as part of the Macpherson Kelley Business School including Bootcamps with practical scenarios and case studies, mentoring and regular feedback.

We focus on building strong commercially minded lawyers who work closely with clients to understand their challenges and opportunities, and add value to their businesses. To do this we believe it is essential to give our graduates hands on experience as early as possible in their career. So you may find yourself the floor of a client's factory, in court, in a client's head office or front and centre at a mediation.For more information about our program, please visit http://www.mk.com.au/careers/graduates/.

ABOUT YOU

We are interested in those who are client focused, positive and commercially minded however we do not look to fill a particular mould. We want to know who you are and the individual strengths you can bring to Macpherson Kelley.

We recruit employees from a diverse range of backgrounds who we think exemplify our core values

  • Talk Straight
  • Play as a Team
  • Better Each Day

You are a natural problem solver with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. You are a team player, ambitious and keen to get involved with as many experiences as possible
During your studies, you achieved a balance between work, life and study. We want to know about your interest outside the law and more about you as a person.

THE EXTRAS

There are many benefits that we offer to support our flexible, innovative and positive work environment. There are purchase leave options as well as recognition and performance bonus schemes. We also offer social, wellness, sporting and community based activities. We are proud to offer genuine flexibility through our Flex+ program.

APPLY NOW

Applications close Monday 13th August 2018 at 9:00am.
Pay close attention to the application guidelines. For more information, visit our website

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
It’s an incredibly rewarding job, particularly when we see hard-hitting articles go to print and know we’ve helped them get across the line.

James Hunter–Smith

  • Graduate stories
It’s an incredibly rewarding job, particularly when we see hard-hitting articles go to print and know we’ve helped them get across the line.

James Hunter–Smith

  • Graduate stories
Learning about and truly understanding a client’s business makes you more than just their lawyer – you become their trusted advisor.

Belinda Sigismundi

  • Graduate stories
Learning about and truly understanding a client’s business makes you more than just their lawyer – you become their trusted advisor.

Belinda Sigismundi

  • Graduate stories
It’s an incredibly rewarding job, particularly when we see hard-hitting articles go to print and know we’ve helped them get across the line.

James Hunter–Smith

  • Graduate stories
It’s an incredibly rewarding job, particularly when we see hard-hitting articles go to print and know we’ve helped them get across the line.

James Hunter–Smith

  • Graduate stories
Learning about and truly understanding a client’s business makes you more than just their lawyer – you become their trusted advisor.

Belinda Sigismundi

  • Graduate stories
Learning about and truly understanding a client’s business makes you more than just their lawyer – you become their trusted advisor.

Belinda Sigismundi