Starting a new career as a lawyer can be daunting, so we've tried to answer some of your questions.
How many employees does Piper Alderman have?
Piper Alderman has approximtely 340 employees.
How many lawyers does Piper Alderman have?
Piper Alderman has approximately 195 lawyers including 52 partners.
Where are your offices located?
We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.
What areas of law does Piper Alderman practice in?
Piper Alderman is a full service commercial law firm practicing in Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Property & Projects, Employment Relations, and Intellectual Property & Technology.
What Industries do you work in?
We work across a wide range of industries including Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Credit Management & Insolvency, Energy & Resources, Funds Management, Government & Administrative Law, Health & Life Sciences, Hospitality, Tourism & Gaming, Infrastructure & Projects, Insurance, Planning & Environment, Private Client Services, Taxation & Superannuation, and Trade & Transport.
Can I get involved in pro bono work?
All lawyers are encouraged to participate in pro bono work and are also given the opportunity to become a member of the pro-bono committee.
Do you offer clerk and graduate rotations?
We ask our clerks and graduates what area of law interests them the most and we do our best to place them in that area. If they would like to experience a different area of law down the track, we do our best to accomodate that request.
What days would I be working during a clerkship?
As a law clerk you can choose the working days that suit you the most to fit around your university timetable. We understand that timetables change from semester to semester, so too can your working days.
Can I have time off for study and exams?
We understand that your first priority is your studies. That is why most of our law clerks take time off during exam periods.
What kind of work will I be doing?
Your work will very depending on which division you are working in, however you can expect to do real legal work such as drafting, research and attending court. Have a look at our Clerk and Graduate Experiences page to hear it first hand.
If you still can't find the answer to your question, please contact one of our Human Resources team whose details can be found on the Contacts page.