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Norton Rose Fulbright FAQs

Get all your burning questions about Norton Rose Fulbright answered here!

How many applications are received annually?

Over 3,000, for the training contract and the vacation scheme.

Are there any opportunities for first year students?

Everyone remembers the first day they walked through the doors of their future firm. For many of the firm’s lawyers, that happens on the First Step programme. First Step caters to first-year undergraduates of all degree subjects (and second years of a 4 year course). Whether it's virtual or in person, it’s the opportunity to make a first impression, and use a packed schedule of interactive sessions to discover whether law is right for you.

What are Norton Rose Fulbright looking for in applicants?

The firm looks for intelligent, ambitious, internationally focused and commercially-minded individuals to drive our business. They will expect you to think creatively and find new ways to solve problems. Norton Rose Fulbright expects their trainees to deliver work that meets the highest professional, ethical and business standards for our clients. All applicants must have achieved at least AAB in their A levels or equivalent and be on course to achieve (or to have achieved already) a 2.1 degree or above.

What kind of benefits are on offer?

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