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Graduate lawyers

Choosing where to start your career is a big decision. If you want to do great work with great people, be part of a dynamic team and make a real contribution to your clients, Hunt & Hunt can help put your career on the right track. Our close-knit teams mean you'll have a higher level of engagement with top-tier clients and more interaction with partners than you'd get at a larger corporate law firm.

Sydney | Melbourne | Adelaide

Hunt & Hunt offers graduate positions in its Sydney (CBD and North Ryde) and Melbourne offices. We're looking for bright and motivated law students in their final year of study, with a solid academic record and varied interests outside academic life.


As a graduate in our Sydney offices, you'll be placed in one of our three core practice areas – Commercial, Insurance or Property. Working in close-knit teams mean you will have hands-on involvement in meaningful work. You'll also be given the opportunity to manage your own matters under close supervision and mentoring.

To complement on-the-job learning, we support our graduates with a comprehensive and structured professional development program.

 Applications open  Tuesday 4 March 2014
 Applications close  Friday 18 April 2014
 Interviews commence  Monday 12 May 2014
 Offers can be made  Friday 13 June 2014
 Offers must be accepted/declined  Friday 20 June 2014
 Graduates commence  2015 (date to be agreed)

How to apply

Complete the application form and submit it together with a copy of your résumé and academic transcript by email to


Our Melbourne graduate program runs for 10 months from March, during which time graduates will complete the College of Law Practical Legal Training course and be exposed to each of our core practice areas. To help ensure you meet the required competencies for admission to practice, you'll take on matter-related work and receive in-house training and mentoring.

We are not currently accepting open market applications for our 2015 graduate program, they will be selected from our 2013/14 seasonal clerkship pool.

2016 graduates will be recruited from the 2014/15 seasonal clerkship program. Priority offers are made in accordance with the Law Institute of Victoria Traineeship Guidelines.


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The Adelaide office is committed to the GDLP (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice) program. The placement runs for seven weeks and is designed to help you become a confident and well-rounded graduate.

During the seven weeks you will be in a supportive and team oriented environment. Most importantly, you will get access to our Partners who are leaders in their field. The Adelaide office also provides the diverse opportunity to gain insight into its Insurance and Commercial practices, encompassing a wide variety of legal services.

We believe that getting you involved in real work helps us get to know you and your ability, and gives you an excellent insight into Hunt & Hunt.

GDLP Placements for 2014

  • 11 March - 2 May 2014
  • 02 June - 18 July 2014
  • 11 August - 26 September 2014

Applications can be made through the Law Society of South Australia. Flinders University students should contact the Flinders Law School.

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