One firm worldwide
As a truly global law firm, Jones Day lawyers enjoy an exciting career, alongside more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices and 18 different jurisdictions. New lawyers have the opportunity to be involved in demanding and complex matters, advising multinational clients encountering globalized challenges. The firm is distinguished by the seamless collaboration of a true partnership; a singular tradition of client service; and shared professional values.
Non-rotational training contract
Our distinctive training contract structure is integral to our culture and success and the benefits are felt at every level. In the absence of a rigid seat-system, trainees have the flexibility to mould their career from the earliest opportunity and enjoy a high level of responsibility. Our trainees are quickly integrated into various teams across the firm and gain unparalleled exposure to different areas of law.
Shoosmiths is a progressive, forward-thinking law firm with a real spirit of enterprise. Since 1845 it has been delivering legal services to businesses and individuals, and in the last 10 years it opened new offices in Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh, and expanded the range and size of its service teams. It is one of the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing national law firms, with over 800 lawyers and 13 locations. The firm offers strength and depth in each core discipline, together with specialist teams of lawyers in areas including competition and EU procurement, pensions and tax. In addition to legal expertise, Shoosmiths lawyers provide cost transparency, business sense, clear reporting and accessibility.
With strong ambitions for growth and expansion, BLM’s goal is to be recognised as one of the leading global insurance and risk law specialists by 2020. The firm is deeply embedded in the insurance sector, the Lloyd’s and London Market and among brokers, and represents 13 of the top 15 UK insurers and four of the top five global insurers. Its team, comprising over 200 partners and more than 800 legal specialists, now works with more customers across more lines of business than ever before. BLM is recognised for having the capability, creativity and energy to support customers, helping them to find solutions to their problems. The firm’s purpose is to positively impact upon its customers’ businesses and its sectors.
DWF Group PLC
DWF is one of the United Kingdom’s top 20 law firms and employs nearly 2,500 people, including 270 partners and 1,200 fee earners. The firm has offices across the United Kingdom and recently opened its first international office in Dubai. It was named ‘Legal Innovator of the Year’ at the 2015 Legal Business Awards in recognition of its innovative approach to operational management, client service delivery and people engagement, investing significantly in technology and its client care programmes. The firm has core strengths in corporate & banking, real estate, litigation and insurance, and in-depth industry expertise across several sectors including: financial services; retail; food and hospitality; central and local government; energy and industrials; technology; and transport.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, specialising particularly in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. The firm employs over 3,000 people worldwide, including around 1,500 lawyers and more than 400 partners. The firm’s international footprint encompasses seven offices across Asia Pacific, two offices in the Middle East, six offices in continental Europe and one in Africa. The firm also has comprehensive coverage across each of the UK’s three legal jurisdictions.
We believe that if we do business in the right way and for the right reasons, success that will flow from that. Over the last year we have:
- Launched the Mindful Business Charter with Barclays and Addleshaw Goddard. 21 organisations have now signed up
- Been listed as Stonewall’s most inclusive LGBT+ employer
- Been ranked as a Times top 50 employer for women for the third time
- Affirmed our commitment to UN Global Goals for sustainable development
- Joined the Valuable 500 campaign, which seeks to place disability inclusion on the board agenda of 500 global businesses