We offer two two-week placements throughout the spring and summer months. Candidates are eligible to apply if they are in their penultimate year of a law degree, final year of a non-law degree or beyond. Vacation scheme students will receive £500 per week. Ideally we look to recruit as many of our future trainees as possible from the vacation scheme.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is a 1,900-attorney law firm representing global clients in offices around the world, in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
For over 100 years, major national and international clients have called upon Kirkland to provide superior legal advice and client services. Kirkland is ranked 2nd in the Global 100 (Legal Business 2017) and based in the heart of the city in the iconic Gherkin building, our London office has been the hub of European operations since 1994. Here, approximately 200 lawyers’ offer detailed expertise to a wide range of UK and international clients in complex corporate, debt finance, investment funds, restructuring, tax, financial services regulatory, international arbitration and litigation, antitrust and competition, real estate finance, technology and IP transactions, and capital markets matters.
Qualifications and experience requirements
Your academic record will be excellent, culminating in an expected or achieved 2:1. 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.
Accepted degree subjects
How to apply
Number of vacancies: 30
Closing date: 07/01/2018
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 07/01/2018