Law Training Contract 2019
At Kirkland & Ellis we keep our trainee intake small giving you the chance to shine. We hire just 10 trainees each year and provide them with high quality work from day one. You will be treated as a lawyer from the start and be given every opportunity for success. Our work is demanding, challenging, thrilling, high profile and involves extremely talented clients from businesses in all industries and sectors. Working in this environment will stretch your intellect and make you more than just a lawyer. Trainees at Kirkland & Ellis undertake four six-month placements, one of which will be a compulsory seat in corporate law. Trainees can choose seats in the firms other practice areas and also apply to spend six months in an overseas offices. During the two-year training contract, trainees also benefit from a comprehensive in-house Trainee Training Programme, alongside one-to-one guidance from senior associates and partners and the support of a mentor. Your academic record will be excellent. You will have the initiative, the drive and the work ethic to thrive in the firm’s meritocratic culture and arrive with an understanding of the work undertaken in the firm’s London office.