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Summer vacation schemes: June and July 2020

Job in London, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Legal

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

June 1, 2020

Deadline

Jan 13, 2020 10:59 PM

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Taylor Wessing is a leading international law firm. We work with clients in the world's most dynamic industries and help them succeed by advising on their businesses throughout their life cycle. Specialising in technology, media and communications, life sciences and private wealth, we act for 32 of the world's top 50 brands; some of the world's most exciting start-ups and unicorns; and some of the world's wealthiest families. 

A diverse client base allows us to advise on more than just the law. We're a firm that encourages new ideas and different ways of doing things. Our experts play an essential role in advising clients on business growth and protection, while introducing them to new people, new markets and fresh perspectives that will help their businesses stand out and flourish. 

Collaboration is key to our success.  We recruit a wide range of students including those who haven't studied Law. 

Work placements

Taylor Wessing is "a great place to work". We were awarded Firm of the Year 2019 by Legal Cheek, which recognises all aspects of our work, clients, culture, environment and opportunities for our people. 

Our award winning vacation scheme is designed for you to experience life as a trainee solicitor in a fast-paced and creative international law firm. You’ll spend two weeks in two different practice areas gaining first-hand experience under the supervision of associates and partners. We have up to 40 places in 2020 and the closing date for applications is 13 January 2020. 

Who should apply

Naturally, we expect you to be committed to a career in law, with a genuine passion to learn. Our people love what they do and want to contribute new ideas. They are team players who value and respect individuality, and the benefit of working in an inclusive environment.   Qualifications are also important to us, and we look for a minimum of ABB grades at A level and a 2.1 degree in any discipline. You should be confident, with good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll have the energy, ambition and creativity to take responsibility, challenge and make a difference. 

When and how to apply 

All candidates need to apply via our online application form at taylorwessing.com/graduate. The deadline for our vacation scheme is 13 January 2020. We recruit only through our vacation scheme for our 2022 training contract.

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Taylor Wessing is a leading international law firm. We work with clients in the world's most dynamic industries and help them succeed by advising on their businesses throughout their life cycle. Specialising in technology, media and communications, life sciences and private wealth, we act for 32 of the world's top 50 brands; some of the world's most exciting start-ups and unicorns; and some of the world's wealthiest families.

Legal
London
1,500 employees

What employees are saying

Ashley Stansfield

Trainee Solicitor at Taylor Wessing LLP

Ashley Stansfield

· Name of graduate scheme: Training Contract
· University attended: Durham University
·Degree qualification and year of graduation: Biological Sciences, 2016
· How the graduate got the job and why they chose your company
When I decided that I would like to pursue a career in law I wanted to...