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First-year two-day insight schemes

Job/scheme locations: 
London
Type of opportunity: 
Insights programme
Application deadline: 
31/03/2021

The Firm

White & Case is a global law firm of more than 2,000 lawyers worldwide. We’ve built an unrivalled network of 44 offices in 30 countries. That investment is the foundation for our client work in 180 countries today. Complex client projects, nuanced local market knowledge and global capabilities define who we are. Many White & Case clients are multinational organisations with complex needs that require the involvement of multiple offices.  As part of our training contract, we offer every trainee a guaranteed six-month overseas seat.

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The work

As a White & Case lawyer, you’ll work on fast-paced cutting-edge cross-border projects from the outset of your career.  In London, our key areas of work include: bank finance (including regulatory compliance); financial restructuring and insolvency; capital markets (high yield and securitisation); dispute resolution (including antitrust, commercial litigation, intellectual property, international arbitration, trade, white collar and construction and engineering); energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance (EIPAF); corporate (including M&A, private equity, employment, compensation and benefits, investment funds, real estate and tax).

What we look for

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. 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.

First-year two-day insight scheme

As a first-year student, you can apply for one of our two-day insight schemes which will take place from 5-6 May or 12-13 May 2021. Over the course of the two days you will attend presentations, workshops and work-shadow a trainee.

How to apply, dates and deadlines

Apply online by 31 March 2021

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