EmployAbility is delighted to be working with Herbert Smith to offer disabled students and graduates opportunities to apply to their Training Contract. Offering a first class training and development programme, Herbert Smith will provide trainees with an unparalleled opportunity to develop skills across a range of practice areas.
By choosing to start a career with Herbert Smith individuals will be joining some of the brightest minds in the legal profession, doing the best work for the best clients.
Herbert Smith LLP is an international legal practice with over 1,400 lawyers across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It also has a major focus on emerging markets, including China, India and Russia. This, combined with an alliance with Gleiss Lutz and Stibbe and a network of relationship firms, enables Herbert Smith to provide a seamless, cross-border service on a global level.
Types of Work
Herbert Smith covers over 30 specialist areas of law and is the leading litigation firm in Europe and Asia, and is well known for its merger, acquisition and take-over advice, as well as most forms of financing. Its specialist services include energy, competition, insurance and intellectual property practices.
Clients include FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, investment banks and governments. Herbert Smith’s reputation for thought leadership and for innovative legal work crosses most sectors of industry and commerce. Another major attraction for clients is an award-winning in-house advocacy unit – the first such unit in the UK. It allows Herbert Smith to offer a complete litigation service, in which teams of solicitors and barristers work together from the outset to prepare and present cases.
Working for Herbert Smith
Wherever you choose to work within Herbert Smith you’ll find an enjoyable and supportive environment, a wide range of opportunities to ensure your career develops in line with your expectation, and a range of competitive benefits to match the challenging work that is on offer.
Their collegiate and non-hierarchical culture means you’ll learn to think creatively, challenge assumptions and take nothing at face value.
Who should apply?
Throughout the application and interview process Herbert Smith are as interested in your potential as your qualifications. The Herbert Smith EmployAbility opportunities are aimed at bright, talented individuals who can demonstrate an excellent academic record and have a keen interest in becoming a qualified solicitor. Other key qualities include; excellent commercial awareness, strong analytical skills and judgement, lateral thinking and initiative.
Training contracts are open to finalists, graduates and penultimate year students, from law or any other discipline.
How to apply?
Contact Justin Penney at EmployAbility on 07776 090 508 or email email@example.com should you require the application form in an alternative format.
Don’t forget to contact EmployAbility should you have any questions or require further information regarding the Herbert Smith Training Contract. We can provide additional information about this programme and can give you useful advice and tips on how to make a successful application.