Approachability. Straight-talking. Thinking around corners. Performing as a team. The ambition and support to tackle the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centres around the world. This is what makes Hogan Lovells a top global law firm, both for our many prestigious clients and for our team of more than 2,500 lawyers, in over 45 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.
A fast-changing and inter-connected world calls for a combination of fresh thinking and proven experience. That’s what we provide – underpinned by a commitment to high quality training and development. Our global diversity and wide range of practice areas gives us a strong reputation for corporate, finance, dispute resolution, government regulatory and intellectual property.
Our recruitment and training philosophy is very simple: our continued success as a firm depends on the success of our people.
So we require every prospective trainee solicitor to undertake the accelerated LPC at BPP University London, which will prepare you for practice in the City.
Our two-year training contract is split into four six-month periods of work experience known as ’seats’. As a trainee solicitor, you will move around four different practice areas during this time to gain as much experience as possible: two of your seats will be in our corporate and finance groups, and another in one of our litigation teams. You will also have the option of spending time in the second year of training on secondment to one of our international offices or to the in-house legal team of a major client.
As a trainee solicitor at Hogan Lovells, you will be offered work that sharpens your mind. You will take on as much responsibility as you can handle relating to client work, as well as a comprehensive legal skills training programme, regular reviews and appraisals. After qualification, continuous training and development will remain a priority – in fact, you will deepen your professional and business expertise throughout your career. By making the best of your expertise, we can enhance the quality of advice we provide to clients, develop our reputation, and most importantly help you build your career.
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