Outstanding employee benefits

Our people are our business, so it's only smart business to invest in you. When you join our outstanding team, you'll get some outstanding benefits.

Whatever challenge you set yourself, you will find all the support you need to grow at Clayton Utz.

Retail Benefits

We’ve partnered with some of the world’s leading brands to provide our employees with a number of discounts and benefits. For example, as a Clayton Utz employee, you receive access to exclusive offers and expertise from Macquarie through the Elevate offering.

We also have benefits to encourage and motivate you to embrace a healthy lifestyle. AIA Vitality is our exciting employee benefit, where you earn points for physical activity and healthy habits, which then give you access to an exciting range of travel, shopping, lifestyle and entertainment rewards. To help you along the way, you'll receive huge discounts off gym membership fees and fitness devices

Health and Wellbeing

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Clayton Utz has been recognised as a Skilled Workplace under the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Skilled Workplace Program.

The mental health and psychological wellbeing of our people is something we take seriously. We have a range of resources available to help our people whenever they need it, including Mental Health First Aiders and Champions and targeted training on anxiety, resilience and sleep. Free, confidential 24/7 counselling by senior psychologists can be accessed as part of our Employee Assistance Program, CU Assist.

Fitness assessments, health screening and wellness initiatives such a flu vaccinations and healthy behaviour incentive programs are offered to help keep everyone in good shape.

If you are looking for some fun while socialising with your colleagues, we also have you covered. Whether it’s taking a French class, practising yoga, going on a ski trip, or joining a sporting team, our Clayton Utz offices each have a variety of activities you can get involved in. We also host numerous employee events, ranging from monthly networking events right through to our end of year celebrations.

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Clayton Utz is also proud to be a founding member of the Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia (CMHAA). CMHAA is a business led, expert guided membership organisation dedicated to creating a culture of good mental health for workers where everyone feels safe to talk about mental health without fear of stigma or discrimination. The mission of CMHAA is to develop and share credible practice to help all Australian businesses create mentally healthy workplaces for their people.


Family Care

As a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and a Breastfeeding Friendly Accredited Workplace, we are committed to supporting our people in balancing their family and work commitments.

Our family-friendly policies, which include our Flexibility Policy and our Parental Leave Policy are complemented by a Parental Leave Program which supports employees both during and on their return from parental leave. Other tools available to our employees include a [email protected] portal, Carers' Portal, Stay in Touch Program, Child, Elder and Disability care Information Kits and Referral Services and Policy support for partners of serving ADF Members. 

Our generous leave policies also include superannuation payments on up to 18 weeks of an employee's parental leave.

The period of transition for lawyers returning from parental leave is also well supported, with the provision of up to six weeks' relief from their standard billable hours targets.  

Learning and Development

  • You have a vision of where you want your career to go ‒ and we encourage learning, embrace challenges, and value feedback. Together, we can get you there.

    From our national graduate curriculum to our leadership programs, we have a range of development programs and opportunities for every career stage to develop legal, business and personal skills that will be leading the market, including:

    • national graduate orientation program and development curriculum;
    • excellence programs for lawyers, senior associates, special counsel, partners and Shared Services to support your development as future leaders;
    • practical business skills workshops and continuing legal education;
    • our online learning portal, including videos, interactive modules, executive summaries and tools;
    • our firm-wide mentoring program; and
    • tuition assistance and study leave if you seek further postgraduate qualifications. ications. 

CU Abroad

CU Abroad provides employees with the opportunity to expand their professional skills by working for some of the best-in-jurisdiction firms in the world. Our CU Abroad program see our lawyers working for leading international firms, while living in destinations such as London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.