Build a rewarding career with a great team
A career in the legal industry is a rewarding and challenging pursuit. Whether you're a recent graduate, an experienced lawyer, or hold skills in a discipline such as finance, marketing, human resources or information technology, your next career journey could start here.
Slater and Gordon shortlisted in 2018 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards (October 2018)
Slater and Gordon's long-term commitment to embed diversity, inclusion and gender equality has seen the firm shortlisted for Diversity Law Firm of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards.
Slater and Gordon understands the value of employing a diverse workforce and creating a culture of inclusion, celebrating human difference through workplace gender equality initiatives and celebrating cultural events.
We are also delighted for our three individual finalists:
- Rebekah Lovely, Senior Associate of the Year
- Michelle Karaman, Law Student of the Year
- Tara Malishev, Law Student of the Year
These nominations acknowledge the outstanding achievements of our employees and we are very proud of them.
Who we are
Founded in 1935, Slater and Gordon has a proud history of making a genuine difference to people's lives by providing quick and easy access to world-class legal services.
We've championed the rights of the underdog in landmark legal cases and made litigation services more affordable to everyday Australians with the introduction of innovations such as No Win - No Fee*.
We pride ourselves on our staunch commitment to social justice. Our people are passionate, honest, and prepared to make a difference. The work we do impacts people's lives so we ensure our employees are inspired to be their very best by providing ongoing support, training and development.
What we value
Our values are simple.
Do it right
Work well with others
Take the lead
We aim to exceed our client's expectations and deliver on what we promise. We are conscientiously committed to doing everything we can to achieve the best outcomes for each individual and provide the best litigation support in the public interest.
Benefits of joining our team
We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees. Our strong commitment to individual development and learning is reflected in our training programs and initiatives. All our employees are encouraged to pursue and explore personal and professional opportunities, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to achieve work-life balance.
Employee benefits include:
Health insurance discounts
Generous paid parental leave
Religious and cultural leave
Blood donors leave
Phone and data discounts
Corporate travel booking
Leave of absence and more
Investing in you and your career
We take a genuine interest in the personal and professional career development of all our employees. Our commitment to your ongoing training and development is reflected in our comprehensive internal training program, which incorporates technical learning and leadership skills development. We also encourage all our employees to attend external training seminars and conferences which have the potential to enhance their skills and knowledge as well as provide personal development.
Paralegal and Graduate Program
Start your career with us as a paralegal or graduate and we'll ensure you develop and apply the skills you learnt at university. Beginning with an 18-month contract, your time at our firm will see you assisting lawyers with real life cases and providing legal services to everyday Australians.
Joining our firm as a legal assistant is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the legal industry. You'll work as part of a collaborative team across a variety of practice groups and build legal expertise as well as transferrable skills. We offer a variety of legal assistant positions in all our offices.
Seasonal Clerkship Program
Slater and Gordon will be offering a Seasonal Clerkship to law students that is aimed at providing you with an unforgettable 3 week experience.
Programs will be run in November/December 2018 and June/July 2019 and during your time here, you will encounter first-hand the vibrant, client-focused, supportive and passionate culture of Slater and Gordon.
We are extremely proud of our people and the work that they do. You will work alongside inspiring, talented individuals who will readily share their knowledge and experience with you.
Applications have now closed.
Our firm provides affordable, accessible legal services to everyday Australians. It's what we do and it's who we are. For this reason, we are very careful about who we consider for employment and very selective about who we hire. We work with a preferred panel of recruitment agencies on the occasions when we need third party support in our hiring processes.