Adelaide Undergraduate Program

Rather than a short lived summer clerkship, we offer our clerks in Adelaide a program that may lead to a graduate position.

Clerks work two days per week commencing from their penultimate year of study through to graduation. Our clerks progress quicker because of this ongoing experience.

We know that flexibility is key, so you get to choose the days you work each semester depending on your university timetable. We understand that as a student, you may have other commitments that require time away from work such as exams or exchange programs. Our range of leave policies allow you to apply for time off when you need it.

We pride ourselves on offering real work, real experience and real opportunity. Providing our clerks with the opportunity to participate in real legal work is important for their engagement and development.

We don’t recruit law clerks to become additional administrative assistants, but rather to offer real legal support to our lawyers and partners. You will be kept busy with legal research, drafting and attending court.

Learning & Development Program

Our learning and development program is integral to ensuring that our clerks and graduates are ready to become admitted lawyers when they finish their university studies. The program consists of:

  • a tailored internal program concentrating on both legal and core business skills
  • on the job training from our partners and senior associates
  • practising your learned skill by doing real legal work like drafting and legal research.

Here’s what some of our other clerks, graduates and new lawyers have to say on what makes Piper Alderman’s program unique.

Emily Mortimer

HR Manager

+61 8 8205 3483
emortimer@piperalderman.com.au