The mentoring of our junior staff (including summer clerks) is treated with the highest priority and you will be working alongside partners on a daily basis. Our open plan (and non-hierarchical) office provides an unparalleled insight into our partners’ daily practice.
No other degree or specific knowledge is required. Although our practice is focussed on corporate and financial transactions, many of our solicitors didn’t study commerce at university and that is not a prerequisite for application.
Although we are seeking applications from those in their penultimate year of study, we welcome applications from any level.
We will be looking for between 4 and 6 summer clerks, but Mayne Wetherell does not recruit by numbers. We only offer to those candidates who we believe will take the unique opportunities presented by Mayne Wetherell.
Yes, we welcome applications from graduates who are looking to start this year or in 2022.
Mayne Wetherell does not recruit by numbers. We only offer to those candidates who we believe will take the unique opportunities presented by Mayne Wetherell.
No, Mayne Wetherell is looking for summer clerks and graduates for its Auckland office only. While there may be opportunities to be involved in tax work in the future, at current our summer clerks and graduates will be predominantly involved in transactional corporate and finance work.
Since the firm’s inception, Mayne Wetherell has offered a graduate position to every summer clerk. A summer clerkship with Mayne Wetherell is not a summer job; it is the first step in your career with our firm.
Mayne Wetherell is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of its staff, both mental and physical. All staff have access to free, unlimited and confidential support and counselling through EAP Services. Our culture and ethos, backed by our flexible working policy and technological capabilities, mean that staff have the ability to fit work around their lives.
All staff are encouraged to take a day and donate their time to a charity or cause of their choosing. Staff have access to a health and wellbeing contribution, as well as trainings focussed on resilience, nutrition and wellbeing. We are regularly implementing new initiatives to improve the wellbeing of all staff.