King & Wood Mallesons is distinguishable from other law firms by the way we grow market-leading lawyers. Reach your full potential with our unique future-focussed training experience that incorporates legal tech, client centricity and technical excellence - all with a global lens. 

KWM graduates gain a broad range of experience with rotations across different practice areas as well as the opportunity to travel to other KWM centres in Australia and hopefully in the near future, back to our overseas offices!

Completion of your Practical Legal Training (PLT) is also part of the graduate program and is delivered online during your first eight months as a law graduate. It’s a customised, in-house program conducted in association with the College of Law and aligned to the work you’ll do with us.

If you have an intellectual curiosity, an international mind-set and ambition to work across a changing global landscape scroll down to find out more about the graduate experience and follow @kwmlaw on Instagram. 

Why do we DARE to grow?

We encourage our people to embrace a growth mindset so we continue to challenge ourselves to think differently. See how some of our people dare to grow. 

Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, 
Banking & Finance

Tim Klineberg, National Head of
Restructuring & Insolvency - Australia

Innovation is at the heart of our growth mindset

Our graduates participate in a wide range legal tech training to build digital literacy and be future-ready. See some of the ways our graduates augment their legal expertise and enhance the client experience. 

Legal tech bootcamps

Applying legal tech for clients

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    KWM, virtually

    We are reimagining the KWM experience for students and graduates with KWM Virtual Reality and the KWM Global Virtual Experience Program. No matter where in the world you live or study, you can be part of KWM.

    Want to know more about the pathways to a career with KWM?

    • Insight Program: Get a head start and experience life at KWM before your penultimate year. 
    • Clerkship Program: Learn more about clerkships at KWM and start your career on the right foot. 
    • New Colombo Plan: Study and work overseas and increase your knowledge of Australia's trading partners.
    • Waiwa Mudena: Applications are now open!

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