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Bird & Bird LLP

Training Contract

Salary notes: 
First year - £40,000. Second year - £42,000
Job/scheme locations: 
London
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
13/12/2019

Becoming a trainee at Bird & Bird is the first step to fulfilling your potential and shaping your long-term career. You'll have real responsibility from day one - working for exciting clients across a range of sectors in a number of practice areas.

Your relationship with the firm starts from the moment we make you an offer. We maintain close links with BPP Law School to ensure that your transition from study to training contract is as smooth as possible. You can expect regular contact, input and tailored seminars from the firm before you even begin your formal career. 

During your two-year training contract you will spend six months in four of the following practice areas:
Commercial, Employment, Corporate, Banking, Intellectual Property, Tax, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate. We listen to your department preferences and ensure, wherever possible, that you have either an international or client secondment to enrich your learning.

You'll take part in a business-skills development programme that will provide the basic building blocks for
your future development within the business of law. Additionally, we encourage trainees to get involved in corporate responsibility initiatives, join our Bird & Bird sports teams and take part in various social events. You'll find we offer an environment in which people genuinely enjoy working together and learning from each other

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
August 2022
Region: 
London
Number of vacancies: 
11 to 20
Benefits: 
Gym membership/subsidy, Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution), Private healthcare, Season ticket loan
Days' holiday: 
25 days

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
Not applicable
Skills required: 
pension scheme – 5% company contribution, computer loan, paid volunteering opportunities
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
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