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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 Legal Support, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Projects, Operations or Information Technology, you can grow your career with us.

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Who we are

2020 is a milestone year for Slater and Gordon. We have a history of making a genuine difference to the lives of our clients and this has sustained us for 85 years.

While the world around us changes, we anticipate the changing needs and expectations of clients, welcome opportunities to improve, influence through thought-leadership and landmark legal cases and work to ensure clients get the best possible outcomes when they engage with us.

It’s our people who make all this happen and everyone, no matter where they work in the firm, is focussed on client care, outstanding professional standards and service, and on making a positive, individual contribution to our firm’s culture.

What we value

Our values reflect our investment in excellence, our commitment to our clients, partners and each other, and our accountability to Slater and Gordon’s purpose. They are:

  • Do it right
  • Work well with others
  • Take the lead

These are simple, enduring values that underpin our culture and the way we run our firm.

Benefits of joining our team

We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees.

These include:

  • Shutdown leave

  • Study assistance

  • Health insurance discounts

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Religious and cultural leave

  • Blood donors' leave

  • Corporate travel booking

  • Leave of absence and more

Learn more about our employee benefits

Investing in you and your career

We take a genuine interest in the personal and professional development of all our employees.
While working with Slater and Gordon you can develop legal practice, commercial and personal leadership skills, all of which are important success factors for a career in the contemporary legal industry.

As a national law firm with multiple practice areas and a comprehensive Shared Services function, we offer challenging, interesting work that allows you to grow as the firm grows. This could be achieved within a dedicated area of professional know-how or across multiple areas.

As such, you will be encouraged to deepen your expertise and broaden your options by building experience and capability. You will also be encouraged to invest time and effort into your career plan and development.

Paralegal and Graduate Program

Start your career with us as a Paralegal or Graduate Lawyer and we'll ensure you develop and apply the skills you learned during your university years.

At Slater and Gordon, Paralegals and Graduate Lawyers develop and hone their craft under the guidance of established lawyers and other professional support staff. They work on real life cases, learning how to provide our clients with the S+G trademark blend of great client care, legal and ancillary services.

When running, we advertise our Paralegal and Graduate Program opportunities via this website and also via our vacancies page.

Learn more about becoming a Paralegal or Graduate Lawyers.

Legal assistants

Joining Slater and Gordon as a Legal Assistant is a great way to commence or develop your career in the legal industry.

Our experienced Legal Support staff are highly skilled in their profession and are integral to the all-round expert service that we offer our clients.

You'll work as part of a flexible, inclusive team and build your legal expertise as well as transferrable skills. We offer a variety of Legal Assistant positions across our practice groups and locations, including entry level positions.

Learn more about becoming a legal assistant

Seasonal Clerkship Program

From time to time Slater and Gordon offers Seasonal Clerkships to law students. These provide a challenging, enriching experience.

Participating law students encounter first-hand the passionate, client-focused people who work with Slater and Gordon and become familiar with our culture.

When running, we advertise our Seasonal Clerkships via this website and also via our Vacancies page.

We do not have a Seasonal Clerkship planned for the 2020 – 2021 financial year.

Recruitment agencies

We work with a small selection of recruitment agencies on the occasions when we decide to engage third party support in our hiring processes.

Learn more about our recruitment agency policy

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