Our programmes

What programme is right for me?

We offer summer clerkships and graduate programmes in each of our Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch offices. When you apply, please select the option that is most applicable to you.

Throughout these programmes, you will be exposed to a wide range of hands on legal work. We ensure all our summer clerks and graduates receive comprehensive training and personalised support.

Wishing a warm (virtual) welcome to our 2022 law graduates

If you’re in your penultimate year of Law School, you are eligible to apply for a summer clerkship at Simpson Grierson. As a summer clerk you will rotate through two different teams, one before Christmas and one after. We're usually able to place our clerks in the teams that they’re most interested in, which means you get to explore practice areas you’re curious about.

When you join us or return as a Simpson Grierson graduate, you will start by doing profs and will then join your team in April. We’ll work hard to ultimately find the best fit for both the firm and for you as a new lawyer.

We know that you take your career seriously so we have a wide network of people to support you at the start of your career.

We have a comprehensive two-year training programme that has been described externally as 'leaps ahead' of our competition.

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