We believe that our people’s unique experiences, different perspectives and paths they have taken with Chapman Tripp, make us the leading law firm that we are today. Our ‘Grow Your Own Way’ campaign is about the work experience and foundational support that we provide at Chapman Tripp and is the base for our people to create their own journey during their time in the firm. We not only provide market leading work, we also ensure that you will be involved in real legal work for real clients from day one. With a supportive and welcoming culture, we have a strong focus on the wellbeing of our people. What you put in, in partnership with what we provide, is what you’ll get out of your time here with us!

E whakapono ana mātou ko te wheako ahurei, te tirohanga rerekē, te ara motuhake kua whāia e tēnā, e tēnā i Chapman Tripp, koia te take e tū arahanga ai tō mātou umanga ture i tēnei wā. Ko tā mātou kaupapa ‘E Tipu, E Rea’ ko tā Chapman Tripp tuku i ngā wheako mahi, ko te tautoko ā-tūāpapa nei hoki, ā, koia te pūtake mō ō mātou tāngata ki te waihanga i tā rātou ake ara i te umanga nei. Ehara i te mea ko te mahi arahanga mākete noa tā mātou e tuku ai, ka mahi hoki mātou kia ū tāu nā whakauru ki ngā mahi ā-ture tūturu i te taha o ngā kiritaki tūturu mai i tō rangi tuatahi. Mā tō mātou ahurea tautoko, ahurea whakahei, e aronui ai mātou ki te oranga o ō mātou tāngata. Ko tāu e whakapau kaha ai me tā mātou e tuku atu ai, koia te hua e whiwhi ai i a koe i tō wā e mahi ai i tō mātou taha.

Explore our website to find out more about life in the firm and how you can grow your own way with Chapman Tripp.

Who we are

As New Zealand’s leading full-service law firm, we have quite a reputation to live up to; it keeps us on our toes and motivates us to seek out ways to do things better and smarter. With constant change as the new norm, we help our clients adapt and thrive by equipping them to respond to unpredictable market conditions, to navigate regulatory changes and to maximise the opportunities that emerging technologies bring.

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Your opportunities

As part of our clerkship programme, we offer our clerks real work, real experiences, and an enjoyable and social culture. These opportunities allow you to have a broader understanding of what a legal career could look like for you and how Chapman Tripp can help you grow.

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“It’s such a relief to realise you’ve found where you’re meant to be.”

Georgia MooreSummer Clerk

Watch how some of our people have grown their own ways

Rachael Jones

Senior solicitor - Litigation & dispute resolution

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Gerard Souness

Partner - Finance & graduate recruitment

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Tessa Baker

Partner - Property & real estate

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Arthur Young

Senior partner - Private client & trusts

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Lauren Curtayne

Partner - Corporate & commercial

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Our teams

We are only as successful as our people, and our lawyers bring a diverse range of perspectives to collaboratively produce leading strategic and commercial advice.

We give our summer clerks the opportunity to rotate between various teams during their time in the firm to provide a broader understanding of the work we do and how our teams operate. We asked some of our juniors from each team to share their insights and day-to-day experiences.

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Helpful information

We’ve compiled some information to help you throughout the application and interview process. Check out our interview panels, tips & tricks, FAQs and advice from our juniors.

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