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London Trainees

Our London office offers the opportunity to work alongside outstanding individuals in a personal and collegial environment. Our team of more than 50 leading finance, litigation and corporate lawyers is dedicated to providing a seamless and responsive service to the firm’s international financial institution clients.

Our Programme
We currently recruit up to four trainee solicitors a year. The training contract currently consists of four six-month seats, rotating between financial restructuring, finance, corporate, financial regulatory, competition, tax and litigation. Trainees may also have the opportunity to work in our Hong Kong office.

Who Do We Look For?
We are looking for high-quality candidates who have an exceptional academic record combined with evidence of extracurricular achievement. Prospective trainees will show initiative, be solution-driven and seek to be part of a challenging, yet friendly, environment. Get a few perspectives on working at Bingham.

Training and Development
Our programme includes in-house seminars covering specific areas of law as well as practical skills and the fostering of commercial awareness. There are regular lectures and work sessions designed specifically for trainees. You will also have regular meetings with our graduate recruitment partner where you can discuss your progress and any other issues. The intimate nature of our London office ensures a bespoke training programme with a high level of partner involvement.

As well as a highly competitive salary, we offer private health insurance, travel insurance, long-term disability insurance, season ticket loan, life assurance, a critical illness scheme and subsidised gym membership. A discretionary bonus, LPC and PgDL fees, and a maintenance grant of £8,000 per year are also payable.

Application Process
After an initial screening meeting with our Graduate Recruitment Manager, you will have the opportunity to meet with a number of partners, supervisors and other key personnel, who will conduct interviews over a half-day period. Our formal interview process takes place during August/September.

To apply, please complete an application form. For more, check out our London Recruitment Brochure.

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