Herbert Smith Freehills Trainee Recruitment
Tel: +44 20 7374 8000
About Herbert Smith Freehills Trainee Recruitment
World-class disputes practice. Market-leading corporate practice. Top-tier specialist teams. We’ve got it all. We are a truly global elite law firm and we work with some of the largest international organisations on some of their most ambitious projects.
Our international presence is demonstrated by over 3,000 lawyers in 26 offices across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Working across borders is a key part of our philosophy. Thanks to the quality of our international network, we’re able to offer our clients services across the globe, giving you the chance to work in a truly international way.
Our work is incredibly varied. We provide top quality tailored legal advice to major corporations, governments and financial institutions as well as various commercial organisations. We advise more FTSE 100 clients than any other UK or US-headquartered firms. Our dispute resolution practice is number one in the UK, Asia and Australia and this includes both our leading international arbitration practice and award-winning in-house advocacy unit. We can therefore offer a complete litigation service and a realistic alternative to the Bar. And that’s not all. Our other practice areas include Finance, Competition, Regulation and Trade, Real Estate and Employment, Pensions and Incentives as well as specialist areas like Intellectual Property and Tax. Herbert Smith Freehills prides itself on being a global elite law firm that brings together ambitious people to achieve the best results for clients.
Herbert Smith Freehills is a place where you have both global exposure and a supportive network. You'll focus on technical excellence and a client led approach. If you’ve got the drive to make the most of the opportunities on offer and the ambition and potential to become a brilliant lawyer, don’t compromise. Be a part of everything at Herbert Smith Freehills.
FACTS & FIGURES:
Firm name: Herbert Smith Freehills
Number of training contracts on offer in 2018: 60
Firm’s type of practice: Corporate & Commercial
Number of lawyers : 3013
Locations of graduate jobs available: London and Belfast. We also have graduate opportunities in Europe, USA, Asia, Australia and Africa.
Starting salary (training contract): £44,000.00 p/year
Starting salary (vacation schemes): £400 p/week
Fees paid: GDL & LPC
Do you publish a trainee brochure: Yes
Minimum academic requirements for graduates: 2:1 Degree (but we do take into account mitigating circumstances)
Degree Discipline (e.g. all disciplines): For vacation schemes and training contracts we welcome applications from penultimate and final year students from all disciplines as well as from graduates wishing to commence a training contract in two years' time.
Application deadlines: 29/12/2017 (for training contracts commencing 2020, plus 2018 spring and summer vacation schemes) 23/10/2017 (for 2017 winter vacation scheme)