First Nations Pathway Program


As a firm, we are committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects our people, our clients and our community. Part of building a more inclusive workplace future for all Australians is ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have opportunities to prosper and grow their careers

Available in all of our offices, our First Nations pathway program is both informative and fun. The paid program runs for four weeks and provides Australian First Nations university law students with a realistic insight into life at Hall & Wilcox.

You will have the opportunity to work with capable and experienced people across all levels, and be directly involved in interesting legal work. The work will be of benefit to you, our clients and the firm. There will be a diverse range of learning opportunities, hands on practical legal experience and mentoring from experienced lawyers.

Joining this program allows you to be eligible to apply for a Graduate position upon completion of your studies.

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Program eligibility

To be eligible for our First Nations Pathway Program you must:

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Be a permanent resident of Australia.
  • Currently studying a law degree.
  • Be motivated and eager to continually learn and develop.
  • Have a passion and drive for a career in law.

No prior work experience is required!

Applications open:

Applications have closed for 2022.

Internship starts:

NAIDOC week (June/July)