Trainee Solicitor
law training contract
Expires26 days

Trainee Solicitor

Job description

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.

About us

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.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

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.

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15/07/2018

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Closing date: 15/07/2018

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Additional job details

Number of vacancies10
LocationLondon
Salary

£50,000

Private medical insurance, travel insurance, free breakfast, bonus scheme, employee assistance plan, corporate gym membership

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