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Law firms among top 100 NZ graduate employers

13 February 2020

Law firms appear in a new list of New Zealand's top 100 graduate employers as voted by students.

The GradNewZealand Student Survey for 2019/20 was carried out to identify the most coveted employer among New Zealand's university students and recent graduates. Of the 2,200 participants, 8% were engaged in law and legal studies.

Students were asked to nominate the organisation/s that have the most appeal as a graduate employer. The question is deliberately open-ended to allow them to take into account whatever factors are most important to them when choosing an employer.

Six law firms made the Top 100 list, with Chapman Tripp first in 26th place overall. The Ministry of Justice was 65th.

GradNewZealand 2019/20 Top 100 Graduate Employers: Top five and law firms
RankOrganisation
1Microsoft
2Air New Zealand
3Xero
4Beca
5PwC
26Chapman Tripp
30Bell Gully
56Russell McVeagh
58Duncan Cotterill
79MinterEllisonRuddWatts
100Buddle Findlay

Last updated on the 13th February 2020