The Law Commission is an independent Crown entity that undertakes law reform projects. Our role is to promote the systematic review, reform and development of the law of New Zealand.
The Law Commission has fixed term law clerk vacancies to cover the 2020 academic year and the summer period in 2020/2021. The positions will be:
a) one part-time Law Clerk vacancy up to 10 hours per week during the 2020 academic year from 2 March to 6 November 2020.
b) one part-time Law Clerk vacancy up to 10 hours per week during the second semester from 6 July – 6 November 2020.
c) up to four Law Clerks full-time during the 2020/2021 summer period from 9 November 2020 until 5 March 2021 (or as otherwise agreed).
Each clerk will work closely with the Law 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 Law Commission deals with.
You will need to be a current LLB or LLB (Hons) student with excellent research skills, 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 cover letter to email@example.com. The cover letter should explain briefly how you meet the criteria mentioned above.
Applications close on Friday 13 December 2019 at 5:00pm.