When making the leap from LLM student to global lawyer, a move to Linklaters could prove a wise one.
You will experience a close-knit professional network, outstanding training that is consistent around the world, an open and collaborative culture and, of course, strength across all practice areas of business law. Linklaters are aiming to become the premium global law firm, which means they will ask a lot of you and look hard for the kind of qualities that can take you far them.
A strong commitment to practising business law is, of course, essential. We also look for people who are globally-minded, innovative thinkers and team players – those who share their ambition to deliver exceptional results for clients, every time.
If you join Linklaters, you’ll be given a grounding in business that few other law firms could give you. We will also give you exposure to complex work on a global scale – in whatever capacity you join. And due to the nature of our work, global collaboration, experience and secondments are a reality at Linklaters. The fact is, even if you choose to develop your career away from Linklaters in the future, this is experience that will open many doors elsewhere.
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Join us as a student, trainee or junior lawyer at Linklaters and you will be exposed to complex global transactions.
You will be supported by pioneering development and training, work with some of the most experienced and talented lawyers in our industry, and experience an inclusive culture that encourages you to fulfil your potential.
We help the world’s top companies and financial institutions achieve their objectives by providing consistently sound legal advice. For our business, that means being wherever our clients need us to be. For you, it means global experience and constant global interaction. Whichever practice area or office you join, you can be sure that you will be involved in high-profile, challenging, multi-jurisdictional work.
We have opportunities for trainees and junior lawyers around the world. For the globally minded, academically gifted and commercially astute, there is no limit to where your ambition can take you.
LLM students at Linklaters are transformed into global lawyers. Join us and you will experience a close-knit professional network, world-class training and development, an open and collaborative culture and, importantly, strength across all practice areas of commercial law.
You will discover what it feels like to do influential work on a global stage and will be routinely involved in innovative, complex cross-border deals.
Opportunities in many offices
We offer LLM students a range of positions in a number of offices throughout the world. We go out of our way to meet as many of you as possible, to talk openly and honestly about what we offer. Whether through an event or job fair, in the US or the UK, we believe there is no substitute to our personal, informal approach.
Wherever you meet us, you can expect one-to-one conversations. It is an opportunity to get to know partners from different jurisdictions and to find out what our culture, the work we do and what the global opportunities we offer are really like. These sessions are ideal to get a feel for whether Linklaters is the right choice for you and for us to get to know you better.
Personal qualities count for a lot
Our aim is to become the premium global law firm. We will ask a lot of you and look hard for the kind of qualities that can take you far in your career. A strong commitment to practising business law is, of course, essential. We also look for people who are globally-minded, innovative thinkers and team players – those who share our ambition to deliver exceptional results for clients. We will help you to combine your outstanding legal mind with the business skills needed to work successfully with global clients on challenging assignments.
We recognise the diversity of background, education and experience represented by LLM students and so we treat each application on an individual basis. This includes considering where you will be working – although it is usually in your country of qualification.
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