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Macpherson Kelley 2020 Graduate Lawyer Program - QLD

The National Graduate Program is a 12 month rotation across a range of practice areas that will expose you to a variety of different commercial law experiences. 

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Graduate Job
    Number of Vacancies
    10 - 12 nationally

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    5 Aug 2019
    Applications Close
    19 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Bachelor
    Graduation Results
    65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
    Accepting International Applications
    No
    Degrees Accepted
    L
    Law

    WHO ARE WE?

    Macpherson Kelley is a hands-on commercial law firm, known for our business mindset, client service, innovation and investment in great relationships. With offices across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland and a formal company structure, 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.

    WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?

    The National Graduate Program is a 12 month rotation across a range of practice areas that will expose you to a variety of different commercial law experiences. To support your on the job learning you will complete supervised legal training and benefit from close mentoring and coaching from your peers and supervising Principals.

    We focus on building strong business minded lawyers, able to work closely with clients and understand their challenges and opportunities, and add value to their businesses. So you may be on the floor of a client's factory, in a car yard or transport depot, in a client's commercial office in the CBD or front and centre at a mediation.

    For more information about our program, please visit our website.

    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.

    EXTRAS WE OFFER

    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.  

      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

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      • 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

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      • 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

      Read full story
      • 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

      Read full story