International Firm Training Contracts
Find a law training contract with an international law firm with AllAboutLaw. As a training contract is the final step before qualification, it is your opportunity to put all your academic knowledge to vocational use. The next two years will be spent getting a practical legal education overseen by experienced mentors. That is why it is important to find the right one for you!
If you like the idea of working in a big, established, law firm with international offices then a training contract with an international law firm might be for you. Working for a law firm that deals with client cases on an international level means that the work is more varied and diverse. You will gain a global mindset, begin to think internationally, and have great experiences. You may get the opportunity to travel to the firm’s international offices in the distant corners of the globe and gain an understanding of the firm’s culture as a worldwide brand. In an international law firm you will get an idea of how a global business really works!
Within the last couple of decades, a number of international – mainly American – law firms have set up shop in London. The main differences between American and English law firms is that trainees receive higher salaries (above the £40k mark at most International firms) and newly qualified lawyers enjoy significantly higher pay (anywhere between £70k and £100k+).
So if you are looking for an exciting, challenging, and eye-opening law firm to kick-start your law career, then you might want to consider an international law firm for your training contract. With varied, multinational cases to work on, opportunities to travel to exciting places and contribute in other parts of the world, and a very attractive starting salary, could this be the type of firm for you?