The principal focus of the training contract is on transactional law with a specialism in private equity. Trainees complete four, six-month seats and obtain training in areas such as corporate, debt finance, investment funds, restructuring, tax, financial services regulatory, international arbitration and litigation, antitrust and competition, and real estate finance. In addition there are opportunities to apply to undertake an overseas secondment to enable trainees to experience the international resources and capabilities of Kirkland & Ellis. On the job training is actively supported by an extensive education programme, carefully tailored to meet the need of our trainees.
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.
Private medical insurance, travel insurance, free breakfast, bonus scheme, employee assistance plan, corporate gym membership
How to apply
Number of vacancies: 10
Closing date: 15/07/2018
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 15/07/2018