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PwC Australia

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2021 Legal Clerkship Program - Sydney

Sydney
Help create the future of legal services, with PwC Australia.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
10
Start Date
1 Nov 2021 - 10 Dec 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
8 Jun 2021
Applications Close
5 Jul 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
Yes
Qualifications Accepted
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies

About PwC Legal

We're leading the transformation of legal services and reimagining the positive impact it can create. It's why we've built a dynamic and values-driven legal team who share a purpose to build trust in society and solve important problems.

Our team combines top-tier leadership, expertise and experience to meet the needs of our clients who look to us to respond to complex business and social challenges. Comprising over 100 lawyers and 25 Legal Partners, the majority of our Legal Partners were recognised in the AFR's Best Lawyers 2021.

As lawyers and creative thinkers, we deliver integrated solutions to our clients that make an impact. Innovating the future of legal services, we're also the fastest growing legal practice in the Asia-Pacific region and have a global network of 3,500 lawyers across 97 countries.

Our practice revolves around five key pillars:

  • Corporate Advisory
  • Regulatory (Sydney based)
  • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Projects & Finance
  • Digital

About the opportunity

As a clerk, you'll gain valuable real-life experience and insights through a program that was awarded the AFR's Most Popular Legal Clerkship in 2019 and 2021. You'll have the opportunity to work closely with our lawyers on client engagements, conduct legal research, prepare alerts and updates on legal developments, draft legal documents and legal advice, attend networking events and participate in social impact projects and potentially pro bono work.

You may also receive a full-time offer in our Graduate program.

About you!

As a Law student in your penultimate or final year of study, you're looking for the ideal opportunity to apply what you are learning in the real world. A problem solver and creative thinker, you embrace technology and its beneficial impact and thrive in an environment that's ever evolving. You're ready to build your skills and gain invaluable experience that will see you enhance your passions for law, create meaningful change and drive your future career.

Next Steps

Our recruitment process for this vacancy will follow the timeline below:

  • Applications open 8th June 2021
  • Applications close 5th July 2021 (midnight AEST)
  • Online Testing deadline 13th July 2021 (midnight AEST)
  • Video Interview deadline 13th July 2021 (midnight AEST)
  • Video Interview outcomes 20th July 2021
  • Assessment Centres commencing 23rd August 2021
  • Offers to be made 15th September 2021
  • Offers must be accepted or declined 16th September 2021

Please note that we follow the NSW Law Society timelines.

Have a question? Check out our student careers website for more information. If your query cannot be answered through our website, please contact us at nationalcampusrecruitment@au.pwc.com.

Wishing you all the best in creating your application!

PwC Campus Recruitment

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I get to learn new things every day, which means my job is never boring. It’s also a very hands-on role, where I get to work directly with clients, grow my skills and see the impact of what I do.

Stacey Kent

  • Graduate stories
I get to learn new things every day, which means my job is never boring. It’s also a very hands-on role, where I get to work directly with clients, grow my skills and see the impact of what I do.

Stacey Kent

  • Graduate stories
I think the thrill of settling transactions and creating major commercial outcomes for clients is what keeps corporate lawyers going – it’s certainly one aspect that I find exhilarating.

Susanna Su

  • Graduate stories
I think the thrill of settling transactions and creating major commercial outcomes for clients is what keeps corporate lawyers going – it’s certainly one aspect that I find exhilarating.

Susanna Su

  • Graduate stories
I get to learn new things every day, which means my job is never boring. It’s also a very hands-on role, where I get to work directly with clients, grow my skills and see the impact of what I do.

Stacey Kent

  • Graduate stories
I get to learn new things every day, which means my job is never boring. It’s also a very hands-on role, where I get to work directly with clients, grow my skills and see the impact of what I do.

Stacey Kent

  • Graduate stories
I think the thrill of settling transactions and creating major commercial outcomes for clients is what keeps corporate lawyers going – it’s certainly one aspect that I find exhilarating.

Susanna Su

  • Graduate stories
I think the thrill of settling transactions and creating major commercial outcomes for clients is what keeps corporate lawyers going – it’s certainly one aspect that I find exhilarating.

Susanna Su


Related Courses


Professional Certificate

Entry Requirements

You can start your Practical Legal Training if you have completed all Priestley 11 core subjects of your law degree – with no more than two electives remaining. 

To start your Practical Legal Training before completing your law degree, you will need to seek approval from the admitting authority in your state.

Duration
15 weeks full-time