Like all the large law firms, MinterEllisonRuddWatts creates a work hard environment, although there are reports of a culture that remains open to improvement. Although the NZ firm has stars like LawFuel’s former Lawyer of the Year Stacey Shortall, the firm continues to demonstrate a strong move towards technology innovation.
Auckland & Wellington
Ranking on the LawFuel Diversity Index
30 per cent women partners
Graduate Starting Salary
Programmes & Benefits
The firm offers internships (one day a week March-September) and summer clerkships (12 weeks, November-February).
Discounted premiums for medical insurance
Long service leave and recognition of other celebrations and milestones
Bonus scheme for senior associates/special counsel
Paid parental leave and flexible work practices
Late night dinners and taxis home
Sponsored sports teams
Preferential home loan lending rates and banking service
An extensive Learning & Development programme
Monthly health nurse visits providing workstation audits, health checks and annual flu vaccinations