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Akin Gump Training Contract

  • Employer Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
  • Salary(1st Year) £57,500
  • Salary(2nd Year) £62,500
  • Location London
  • Vacancies 6
  • Deadline10/07/2022

The AllAboutLaw perspective on Akin Gump

Recognised for its sophisticated clients and capabilities as well as for its outstanding team of legal professionals, Akin Gump is a global law firm with 20 offices advising across a wide range of practices and industries. The firm is well known for its commercial approach and its commitment to client service. With its visionary leadership, the firm has made a swift rise to the top of the profession.

What the firm says

Akin Gump’s London office is the hub for the firm’s international practice. The firm’s strategy in London is to grow practices that complement its core strengths. This has resulted in the growth of a fully integrated office advising clients at the top of their respective markets. The core strengths on which the office is founded are financial restructuring, corporate and equity capital markets, debt finance, project finance, energy, litigation and international arbitration, financial services regulatory, investment management, EU/UK competition, international trade and tax. The integrated nature of the practice means that our London lawyers work closely, and on a regular basis, with their counterparts across the globe.

An important part of Akin Gump’s culture is its commitment to pro bono. Trainees are encouraged to take part in local and firm-wide pro bono committees, including a unique scholarship programme. The firm has an inclusive working culture and actively supports a broad diversity strategy for its continued success.




Academic requirements

Applicants should have a strong and consistent academic record and be on track for, or have obtained, a 2:1 degree at the minimum.

You will need to demonstrate that you are solution-driven and interested in business law.