White & Case
law training contract

Training Contract: September 2023 and March 2024

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

White & Case is looking to recruit ambitious trainees who have a desire to gain hands-on practical experience from day one and a willingness to take charge of their own career. We value globally-minded citizens of the world who are eager to work across borders and cultures, and who are intrigued by solving problems within multiple legal systems. They should have an understanding of international commercial issues and an interest in working on big-ticket, cross-border work. We recruit both law and non-law students and owing to the nature of our work, language skills are of interest.

The training contract consists of four six-month seats, one of which is guaranteed to be spent in one of our overseas offices, including Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Moscow, New York, Paris, Prague, Singapore, Stockholm, Tokyo. The remaining three seats can be spent in any one of the Firm’s practice groups in London. Receiving a high level of partner and associate contact from day one, our trainees can be confident that they will receive high-quality, stimulating and rewarding work. Trainees work in small, focused teams, so their colleagues trust them to perform tasks accurately and efficiently. White & Case is a “high-stretch, high-support” workplace that celebrates individual excellence and team success. We actively encourage our trainees to take early responsibility, and there is a strong emphasis on practical training, with plenty of support and feedback. Alongside the training contract, our trainees are encouraged to get involved in all aspects of our globally-renowned pro bono programme, often working directly with clients and even managing small matters. White & Case recruits and develops trainee solicitors with the aim of retaining them on qualification.

The firm will cover your GDL and LPC fees and provide a maintenance grant of £7,500 for the GDL and £10,500 for the LPC.

Benefits

The firm operates a flexible benefits scheme, which you can tailor to suit your particular lifestyle. Benefits include private medical insurance, dental insurance, life assurance, pension, critical illness cover, a health and wellness account of £500 for you to spend, and much more.

What we are looking for

Applicants will be welcomed for their individuality, their ability to contribute to the cutting-edge work we do and the energy with which they approach the job at hand. They should have achieved, or be on track to achieve, a solid 2:1, have a positive and friendly attitude, be enthusiastic and work well in teams.

Additional job details

Location
London
Salary
£48,000

rising to £53,000 in the second year. As a newly qualified lawyer you can expect a salary of £105,000.

Contract, dates and working times

Full-time

How to apply

If you require any additional support throughout the recruitment process, please contact our Disability & Support Champions to discuss in confidence on 020 7532 2899 or at londontrainee@whitecase.com.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 July 2021

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Closing date:  15 July 2021

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