Training Contract 2025 (London)
Fixed Term - Full Time
A law firm focused on people and collaboration. For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives. We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes. Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems. It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first. Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.
What are we looking for?
To join us, you’ll have a strong academic record but beyond that you will have the diversity of interests and confidence to work with our client base. We are the largest law firm in the world focused on the needs of individuals and have spent the last decade growing this international platform – the ability to work globally with all sorts of different people is vital. The international nature of our practice means that
language skills (whilst not essential) can be useful, particularly Russian, Italian, Ukrainian French, Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin.
Beyond the international, you’ll probably be interested in developing your leadership abilities but definitely be determined to learn commercial skills alongside the law. To support our clients, we develop new solutions locally and globally to help their develop and maintain their success, and doing this means more than knowing the law.
We welcome applications from all degree disciplines and from applicants at all stages of their career (undergraduates, postgraduates, mature students and those considering a career change). We are an equal opportunities employer and actively aim to attract a vibrant, diverse pool of talent with individual skills and experience to reflect our dynamic client base. You’ll have, or be on track to have a 2:1 degree or higher and a minimum of AAB at A-Level (or the equivalent if educated outside the UK).
Please note that undergraduate applicants must be in their penultimate or final year of a law degree or their final year of a non-law degree.
If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team.
Equal Opportunities Employment Statement
It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.