Vacancies at the Commission are listed below. To apply please email your cover letter and curriculum to the contact detailed below.

Law Clerk vacancies

Closing Date 21 October 2022

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has fixed term law clerk vacancies to cover the 2023 academic year. The positions will be for 10 hours work per week during the 2023 academic year from 27 February to 10 November 2023.

Each clerk will work closely with the Commission’s legal and policy advisers. The work will be varied, and you will gain valuable experience on the wide range of legal and policy issues the Commission deals with.

You will need to be an LLB student in your third or subsequent year with a ‘can do’ attitude and a real interest in the development of law. You will have a high degree of familiarity with the New Zealand Law Style Guide. Knowledge of te ao Māori and te reo Māori is desirable.

To apply: please send your CV, academic transcript and a brief covering letter to

Applications close on Friday 21 October 2022 at 5:00 pm

We expect to be interviewing between 2 – 4 November 2022.

To be considered for a position at the Commission you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand and may be required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records Check.

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