Plot your path with Buddle Findlay
We believe a law firm’s best asset is its people. So we’re on the lookout for talented and highly motivated individuals to plan a new and exciting journey into the world of corporate and commercial law.
Being a summer clerk with Buddle Findlay is an incredible launch pad for your legal career. The work is challenging, rewarding and full of opportunities to develop not only your legal skills, but your business and communication skills as well.
Connect with our clients
Enjoy real work! As an integral part of our team, you’ll get hands on experience with exciting projects for multi-national corporations, major financial institutions, state-owned enterprises, and national and local government bodies.
Just some of the clients you could be working with:
- Auckland Council
- ANZ Bank New Zealand
- Bank of New Zealand
- CERA (Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority)
- Christchurch City Council
- Christchurch International Airport
- Contact Energy
- Coca-Cola South Pacific
- District Health Boards
- Infratil (including Wellington International Airport and NZ Bus)
- New Zealand Post
- Office of Treaty Settlements
- PocketSmith – a personal finance and budgeting web application
- Sky Network Television
- Sport New Zealand (formerly SPARC)
- Vend – retail web-based point-of-sale and inventory management software
- Visa Worldwide Pte
- Zespri Group
Find out more about what we do for our clients here.
About Buddle Findlay
We are an internationally recognised, full-service law firm with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Buddle Findlay has more than 190 lawyers, including 41 partners, plus a national support team.
Our highly experienced partnership brings energy and enthusiasm to New Zealand’s legal market. We’re focused on our clients and their businesses and are dedicated to providing expert advice. We are acknowledged as a market leader in building and maintaining effective and innovative partnerships with our clients. Clients tell us we have a reputation as pragmatic, solution focused and approachable advisers.
In the Community
At Buddle Findlay, corporate social responsibility is not just a nice ‘add-on’. Giving back to our community through charitable involvement and pro bono work is a fundamental element of the way we do business. We are proud to encourage New Zealand’s exceptional writing talent through our involvement with the Buddle Findlay Sargeson Fellowship and also support hospitals in caring for children through the Buddle Findlay Child Health Foundation. We also sponsor the Buddle Findlay Negotiation Competition, an undergraduate law student competition held throughout New Zealand universities.
Buddle Findlay recognises the difficulty some community organisations have in accessing legal services. We encourage our lawyers to assist pro bono clients in any area where they have expertise. Many of our partners and staff are also involved in community boards, committees and charitable trusts. Just some of the community clients we support include Save the Children, Project Tongariro, Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society of New Zealand, Dress for Success, New Zealand CCS Auckland, Wellington AfterCare, Ministry of Awesome, Wish for a Smile Trust, Wellington Community Justice Project, World Wildlife Fund and Student Volunteer Army.
Jo Calder | National Human Resources Manager