• Wynn Williams in Christchurch
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    Applications for the 2020/2021 Summer Clerk have now closed

About Wynn Williams

A leading New Zealand Law firm with offices in Auckland and Christchurch. We’re the little big firm you want to be a part of to start your career.

Culture at Wynn Williams

Supportive, flexible, collaborative and people focussed. We work together.

How we work

Now is a great time to apply to join Wynn Williams. The prospects are exciting, the client base is growing and the breadth of quality work is enormous.

Graduate Training

You will hit the ground running and you will attend court hearings, be part of client meetings, drafting, and project planning from the outset.

The Summer Clerk programme

The ideal introduction to the profession – twelve weeks work experience at our offices will give you the opportunity to see just what it’s like to be a lawyer.

How to apply

Complete the form below and upload your CV, Transcript and Cover letter – make sure they’re addressed to us!

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About Wynn Williams

Wynn Williams is a leading NZ law firm recognised for its outstanding service to national and international clients. We have built a strong team who work from offices in Christchurch and Auckland.

Our continued success has been the result of unrelenting commitment to our clients, vast expertise and seamless collaboration between teams. Wynn Williams is a firm that ranks very highly both within the profession and in the minds of our clients. We are listed in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories.

If you want to learn more about our individual lawyers please visit our main website www.wynnwilliams.co.nz/our-people

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Culture at Wynn Williams

We believe that we offer a unique place to start and develop your career.
We talk about a friendly culture - as do many firms - but we believe that the openness, professionalism and respectfulness of our staff are the product of the environment we have created. We genuinely welcome newcomers and always find time to provide professional and personal support.

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How we work at Wynn Williams

We are a team of 95+ lawyers and support staff with offices in Christchurch and Auckland. We are leaders in our field.

Our lawyers receive extensive training and support in developing their career and practice. Almost 160 years old and forward thinking. We offer a fantastic starting point for any new lawyer to create their future and launch their career.

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What our people say

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Graduate Training

When you join us as a graduate or clerk you will have already spent several years preparing for your career. You will require more training, of course, but we believe it is time for you to start using what you know.

From the start of your first day we will expect you to play an important part in the work of the team you join. This doesn't mean you are abandoned or unsupported; neither does it mean that you only do basic jobs.

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Wynn Williams Awards

We are internationally recognised and recommended by Doyle's Guide, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories.

We have previously been winner and finalists at the NZ Law Awards for Employer of Choice, Managing Partner of the Year and Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year.

Wynn Williams Awards
Summer Clerks Programme - Wynn Williams

Summer Clerks Programme

Our Summer clerk programme is the ideal introduction to both Wynn Williams and the legal profession. Twelve weeks work experience at our offices will give you the opportunity to see just what it might be like starting a career in law.

During your time with us you will be placed in situations where you can do real work with activities such as undertaking legal research, preparing or checking draft documents, attending court, meeting clients.

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Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 6th July
Applications close: Tuesday 21st July

Applications will open in July 2021. Here is a list of the requirements for the application form:
  • Personal information, including Name, Telephone Number, Email and Home Town/City.
  • Preferred office location; Auckland or Christchurch.
  • Education, including University, Graduation Date, Availability, Degree Information and Cumulative/Total GPA.
  • Grades for certain papers.
  • Covering Letter, CV and Academic Transcript.