JB Morrison is now accepting applications for our 2024/2025 Summer Clerk Programme. We are seeking enthusiastic and driven summer clerks to join our Wellington and Rotorua offices.

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See what you can achieve with JB Morrison


JB Morrison is the sum of its parts; all legal experts and business teams across every level. Together we are allied by a shared ambition to challenge ourselves, be curious in the pursuit of understanding our client’s needs, and develop as professionals.

A full-service commercial law firm, JB Morrison is known to have the largest property practice by scale, Wellington’s largest trust practice and a specialist Māori land and business practice. There are also thriving family, employment, business and commercial, and litigation practices. Each team is dedicated to continuous learning and generous sharing of knowledge.

Every day our people are encouraged to face new opportunities to define their commitment to the law and discover where it can lead. The work is vast and varied, much like our growing client base. JB Morrison’s client base includes individuals and families, small to medium businesses, Iwi and government. The firm often appears opposite top tier and specialist firms and regularly manages multi-million dollar transactions for some of New Zealand’s wealthiest property developers. No two days are ever the same.

We value dedicated, curious, and passionate individuals who help us realise our goal of delivering a premium service to nationwide clients of all walks of life.

If you are looking for a professional challenge and a high quality of life, look no further. Ensure your future success and enjoy maximum job satisfaction as a highly valued member of this thriving law firm.

About our summer clerk programme

The opportunity exists to build your legal career in an environment known for growing careers from the ground up. In this energetic environment, you will receive direct mentoring, training and development from partners across the firm who are genuinely interested in supporting you to achieve your career goals while balancing lifestyle choices.

With an exciting summer clerk programme where you will work in two areas of our legal practice, this will be a summer you will never forget.

To ensure your success, you must have initiative, attention to detail and the ability to know when to ask for help.

In joining this firm, you will be part of a culture committed to giving back to the community through Volunteer Wellington. The firm is also a sponsor of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation.


“Working at JB Morrison has been an amazing opportunity. Getting to learn from experienced lawyers in their fields has given me insight into what it really means to practice law. JB Morrison has helped me to find my passion in the legal and I am excited to start and progress my career at a firm eager to help me succeed.”

– Kristen, Summer Clerk 23/24


How to apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, your CV and your official transcript to recruitment@jbmorrison.com

Please note in your cover letter your GPA for your law papers.

Email recruitment@jbmorrison.com for more information.

Applications are due by 5 pm Monday 22 April 2024.