What We Offer

Clayton Utz strives to provide a work environment that is professionally and personally rewarding. We believe success comes from striking the right balance between work and leisure time and cultivating a wide range of interests.

Our core values define and mould our company culture. We aim to:

  • Meet the highest ethical standards
  • Strive for excellence
  • Provide outstanding client service
  • Foster communication and teamwork
  • Achieve and maintain balance
  • Provide proactive and dynamic leadership.

Every employee at Clayton Utz is responsible for upholding these values, and for making the work environment exciting, challenging and diverse.

Our Team
Clayton Utz employs people from different backgrounds and with varying interests. We foster a team approach, while respecting and valuing individual differences.

Our people are encouraged to share their knowledge and experience and to develop their own niche within the firm.

We hire the best. Our people excel at what they do and the calibre of people you will be working with is outstanding.

Our Work
Our lawyers work on market-leading transactions and advise a range of top-shelf clients. The work on offer for shared services employees is also challenging and varied.

We understand that our people have families and a life outside work. We support our employees in maintaining a balanced lifestyle and provide a range of sporting and social programs for employees. These include social functions, after-work drinks, sporting activities and community service opportunities.

Clayton Utz employees can take advantage of 'Select', our Employee Benefits Program. This includes a generous range of benefits specially selected to suit the diverse range of lifestyles and life stages of our employees.

Career Path Development
Clayton Utz has a thorough and successful performance management strategy in place. Employees receive regular feedback on performance, and assistance in setting objectives for the coming year. We believe Learning and Development is critical, and tailor comprehensive professional development programs to the individual needs of each employee. We promote continuing education and support employees who wish to further their tertiary studies or undertake additional training courses related to their area of expertise.

We also offer secondment services to clients and to our interstate offices and support employees who wish to travel and work interstate or overseas for a period of time. The firm also supports flexible working practices and provides access to alternative career paths.

Access to Partners and Management
Partners and managers are readily accessible to offer advice or assistance when required. Employees are encouraged to set goals and challenge themselves – confident in the knowledge that support is there if needed.

We are committed to implementing the latest technology, and recognise the benefits using the most up-to-date systems and processes can deliver to our people and our clients.

Pro Bono and Social Responsibility
Clayton Utz is a leader of Australian law firms in Pro Bono practice and Social Responsibility. These are important parts of who we are as a firm. 

Our Pro Bono practice and social responsibility programs work to:

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