Withersworldwide have been acting for successful individuals, businesses and institutions for over 100 years. We advise clients on their business and personal legal needs both at home and abroad. In this fast moving and increasingly regulated world the need for integrated and timely advice has never been more urgent.
We are recognised as the only international law firm for successful people, their families, their businesses and their philanthropic work. With offices in Europe, Asia, the United States and the Caribbean we provide coverage that other law firms focussed on the individual cannot. We continually look for opportunities to ensure we are based in the same locations as our clients and their wealth. We have represented 70% of the Top-100 ‘Sunday Times Rich
Training Contract 2021
Trainees spend six months in four different departments. Working in a team with a partner and an associate provides autonomy, responsibility and fast development. Buddy and mentor systems as well as on the job training.
Training seats are allocated following consultation with the trainee to ensure that consideration is given to their career aspirations alongside the firm's business needs. Our ultimate aim is to ensure that trainees receive a balanced training experience during the two year period.
Trainees are assigned a seat supervisor for each seat, who will provide work and be responsible for providing training and feedback on performance. Two appraisals take place in each seat: a mid-seat and an end-seat where objectives are set and evaluated.
Our possible training seats are listed below:
· Private Client and Tax
· Corporate and venture capital
· Trust, Estate and Inheritance Disputes (TEID)
· Intellectual Property
· Family and divorce
· Real Estate
· Litigation and Arbitration
There may also be the opportunity to spend one of your seats in one of our international offices. There are currently trainee seats in Hong Kong, Milan and Geneva.
How to apply
To apply for a place on our training contract please visit our website. All applications must be made before 30 June 2021.