About DLA Piper UK LLP
DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, the firm provides seamless local and cross-border advice. The firm believes great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, DLA Piper helps its clients succeed.
DLA Piper's progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves its global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through the firm's deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.
DLA Piper’s ten sector groups cover the full range of business law services. Clients include multinationals, startups, public sector bodies and governments. Across the two leading legal directories, the firm has over 2,726 lawyer rankings, and over 1,277 practice group/sector rankings. The firm’s global pro bono practice contributed over 205,000 pro bono hours in 2019 alone. Throughout its six year partnership with UNICEF, the firm has donated pro bono legal services in excess of USD6.5 million to support UNICEF’s work on issues such as child marriage, birth registration, transitional justice and international protection standards.
The firms' entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other are at the heart of everything it does.
DLA Piper is looking for ambitious, capable and forward-thinking graduates from any degree discipline to join its journey. The firm hires graduates internationally across 13 offices in Australia, Hong Kong, Ireland and the UK.
During their two-year training contract, graduates will complete four six-month rotations, and the majority will undertake an international or client secondment. As part of DLA Piper’s future, all graduates are given the resources and opportunities to build an exciting, fulfilling career.