Sparke Helmore offers graduates a challenging and rewarding way to kick start their legal career.
Working at Sparke Helmore provides all employees with a unique range of opportunities to expand their knowledge, with access to:
Our people are key to our success. We are always on the look-out for graduates with potential to progress, who fit with our culture and align with our values, and who demonstrate, among other things, intelligence, interpersonal skills, commitment, energy and commerciality.
Sparke Helmore graduates are:
The first year of practising law can be daunting. Our graduates follow a program designed to guide you through the experience, providing you with comprehensive training and mentoring as well as networking opportunities.
The program includes specialised soft skill training to equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to become a capable and well-rounded practitioner. The training covers areas such as time management, business development and firm finances. You will also get to work on high quality, complex matters with leading legal practitioners from your first day.
Our graduates also have access to the firm's mentoring program, which pairs you with a senior lawyer in another practice group, to give you a broader understanding of the firm and its other practice areas.
Recruitment for our rotational program is run in conjunction with the Law Society of NSW timetable (between March and June of the year before commencement). The rotational program consists of two six-month rotations.
Successful graduates will have the opportunity to:
Monday, 13 July 2020 - Interviews for graduate positions commence.
Friday, 14 August 2020 - Offers for graduate positions can be made.
Friday, 21 August 2020 - Offers for graduate positions must be accepted or declined by 5.00 pm.