Early Careers

Staying true to your direction is what defines Clayton Utz. We've built a culture that's unlike any other law firm, but don't just take our word for it.

Clayton Utz Insider - a Podcast by graduates, for graduates 
Bridging the gap between legal studies and legal practice, the Clayton Utz Insider is your destination to learn about the latest trends in the legal market and delve into the fascinating work lawyers do. Hosted by Clayton Utz graduates, our conversations with lawyers across our practice areas nationally will give you an insight into Clayton Utz, our areas of practice and the meaningful work we do. 


Staying true to your direction is at our core. That can be hard when you’re moving from theory to practice and thinking about making the challenging jump from university to working in a commercial law firm.

That's where we come in. Our programs are designed to help you bridge the gap between law school and practice by giving you the invaluable skills and knowledge to build a strong foundation for your legal career. Explore our programs - your journey towards a successful legal career starts here.


Legal Graduate Program

Clerkship Program

CU Up Close Pre-Penultimate Program

First Nations Traineeship

Recruitment tips & tricks

Looking after yourself in recruitment season

Preparing the best application

Knowing your performance zone

Preparing for an interview

Performing in an interview

Getting the most out of networking events

Preparing for offer day

Performing on the job

Insider's Guide to the Clerkship Program

Meet the team



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