Law Vacation Scheme 2017
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Law Vacation Scheme 2017

Employer
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
London

Job description

Combining real project work with study sessions and mentoring, our two-week vacation placements offer valuable insights into how our London office operates. You will sit alongside associates and shadow their work. You will be involved in real client work across different groups and attend practice overview sessions from all departments, designed to give you a flavor of life in that team. The vacation scheme will give you invaluable hands-on experience across a range of practice areas and just as importantly, you will come away with a crucial network of contacts made through a series of social events. Vacation schemes are a vital part of the graduate recruitment process and we would strongly encourage those interested in the firm to apply for a vacation scheme before applying for a training contract

Company information

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is a 1,700-attorney law firm representing global clients in offices around the world. For over 100 years, major national and international clients have called upon Kirkland & Ellis to provide superior legal advice and client services. The firm’s London office has been the hub of European operations since 1994. Here, approximately 160 lawyers offer detailed expertise to a wide range of UK and international clients. Kirkland is ranked in the top 5 of the Global 100 (Legal Business 2016)

Although we are renowned for our private equity work in London, we are also active in restructurings, capital markets, private funds, debt finance, taxation, regulatory, international arbitration and litigation, technology and IP transactions and competition law and our client list is more than a match for many larger City firms.

At Kirkland & Ellis we keep our trainee intake small giving you the chance to shine. We hire just 10 trainees each year and provide them with high quality work from day one. You will be treated as a lawyer from the start and be given every opportunity for success. Our work is demanding, challenging, thrilling, high profile and involves extremely talented clients from businesses in all industries and sectors. Working in this environment will stretch your intellect and make you more than just a lawyer.

Person requirements

Your academic record will be excellent. You will have the initiative, the drive and the work ethic to thrive in the firm’s meritocratic culture and arrive with an understanding of the work undertaken in the firm’s London office.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • AAB at A-level and a strong 2:1 at undergraduate

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

London

Contract and working hours

Temporary

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 20

Closing date: 13/01/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 13/01/2017

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