A clerkship with Bird & Bird is just the start of your exciting legal journey with one of the world's best international law firms. Our Australian clerkships are the main pathway into our graduate and associate programme.

We offer all of our summer clerks and graduate lawyers broad-based training in a fast-moving and stimulating environment. You can expect to be doing rewarding and relevant work from the moment you join us.

What we're looking for

We recruit summer clerks and graduates with the potential to develop expert legal skills and deep commercial insight. Excellent academic achievement and common sense are of course prerequisites, but we especially look for well-rounded individuals who will fit in well with our friendly and inclusive culture.

Our ideal applicants are sociable, articulate team-players who are genuinely interested in building their careers. We aim to recruit people who will enjoy working with the firm, and therefore seek candidates who have a long-term interest in Bird & Bird and the sectors and areas of global legal practice for which we are renowned.

What we offer and how to apply

As a summer clerk you will have direct access to a buddy, mentor and a supervising partner during rotations. You will have early exposure to quality work with market leading national and international clients. More importantly, you will be welcomed and treated as a key team member from day one of your clerkship.

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