K&L Gates is one of the largest law firms in the world with more than 40 offices located in key capital cities and world commercial and financial centres across five continents.
The legal market is rapidly changing, and so is the practice of law. It is both science and art. Clients want their law firm to be diligent and meticulous, but they also want it to solve problems with innovation and creativity.
At K&L Gates, we foster an inclusive and collaborative environment across our fully integrated global platform that enables us to diligently combine the knowledge and expertise of our lawyers and policy professionals to create teams that provide exceptional client solutions. We marry process with vision, success with dedication, and method with passion.
K&L Gates is active in the areas of corporate/M&A, capital markets, private equity, restructuring and insolvency, banking and asset finance, structured finance, derivatives, aviation, debt capital markets, Islamic finance, funds, financial services regulation, antitrust, competition and trade regulation, public policy, real estate, planning and environment, intellectual property, technology transactions, construction, energy, infrastructure and resources, insurance coverage, regulatory, tax, employment, litigation, international arbitration, investigations, enforcement and white collar crime plus other forms of dispute resolution.
The training programme consists of weekly legal education seminars, workshops and a full programme of skills electives. Pro bono and corporate social responsibility activities are also encouraged.
Industries and sectors
Health care sector
Transportation and logistics
Dates and deadlines
Training contract (2026 start) applications open 1 November 2023
Training contract deadline 31 July 2024
Vacation scheme (summer 2024) applications open 1 November 2023
Vacation scheme (summer 2024) deadline 31 January 2024
SQE sponsorship - fee's paid and grants offered.
Careers at K&L
Sophisticated Experience. Collaborative Experience. Global Experience.
Experience K&L Gates.
K&L Gates is a global community of entrepreneurs and self-starters. We are focused on innovation, collaboration, and are constantly striving for excellence in our client service and culture. We know that our firm is only as strong as the collective efforts of our people. By experiencing K&L Gates, you will thrive in a dynamic legal landscape where we invest in your career path and talent development. With a global presence and lawyers with top-tier skills in a multitude of practice areas, K&L Gates is truly a one-of-a-kind firm at which to grow your career.
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