We are Dentons. The world’s largest law firm. We’re the lightbulb moments. The bold ideas. The international deals. We’re 10,000+ lawyers globally, 800+ in the UK and 40+ trainees a year. We’re a truly global, polycentric firm. Working across 175+ locations in 70+ countries. Turning our ambitions into reality. Breaking tradition. Moving with innovation. Making the decisions that will take us from largest to leading. From now to next. We welcome people who are driven to challenge. To innovate and shape. We are the future of law.
The business of law is changing, and we want you to be right there with it. To take us from largest to leading, we're looking for our trainees to think big and see the future of law in a new way.
Our Training Contracts consist of four six-month seats, where along with seats in our practice groups, trainees have the opportunity to work in one of our global offices, or directly with one of our clients over a six-month secondment. We see our trainees as the future
On top of our existing development program, our market leading training contract includes three new modules: legal project management, innovation and resilience. All designed to help you become the lawyer of the future.
The modernised training contract marks the first stage in your journey from lawyer to leader. The lawyers of the future start here
Locations: London, Milton Keynes and Central Belt (Edinburgh and Glasgow)
Start Date: August 2023
Internships & Placements
Deciding where to start your career is a big decision. Balance real work with training and networking on our schemes to see what your career at Dentons could look like. Our two week scheme will give you, and us, an insight into whether we’re a good match.
By attending one of our two week Vacation Schemes, you'll automatically be assessed for our Training Contract. This could be the start of something much bigger.
- Spring (London only)
- Summer (London, Milton Keynes, Glasgow & Edinburgh)
Dentons offer degree apprenticeships in their London and Milton Keynes' offices.
University isn’t for everyone. Don’t let anyone tell you it is. If you want to train to become a solicitor, you just need a spot on the Dentons' apprenticeship scheme. You’ll start working towards your LLB university degree alongside your day job. No student debt. No eye-watering loans. Just an opportunity to learn and build your career. The six-year programme combines eight seats of work-based learning in our London office and part-time study with BPP University.
- Based in Milton Keynes or London
- 6 years
-1 day per week study
- 4 days per week working in our London office
- LLB Degree
- Qualification as an England & Wales solicitor
Get embedded into either our London or Milton Keynes offices. Work across Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Corporate and Dispute Resolution. Develop your skills with the help of your dedicated supervisor. It’s your apprenticeship, but it’s our shared goal.
- Years 1-4: Four year-long seats
- Years 5-6: Four six-month seats
Spend one day a week studying and attending classes at BPP University. Get embedded in the heart of London’s legal district. We make studying as accessible as possible, providing a large amount of the course as e-learning. Choose the way that works for you.
School Leaver Programmes
University isn’t for everyone. Don’t let anyone tell you it is. If you want to train to become a solicitor, you just need a spot on the Dentons' apprenticeship scheme. You’ll start working towards your LLB university degree alongside your day job. No student debt. No eye-watering loans. Just an opportunity to learn and build your career. The six-year programme combines eight seats of work-based learning and part-time study with BPP University.
Locations: London and Milton Keynes
Start Date: September 2021
Salary & Benefits
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