Graduate Job new
- Entry Requirements: 2.1 or above, 320 UCAS
- Salary: First year trainee salary: £43,000. Second year trainee salary: £47,000
- Deadline: 30/06/2020
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A career without limits
Ambitious and entrepreneurial graduates are rewarded at Reed Smith with a training programme that is supportive, challenging and exciting, offering unparalleled client and international secondments. Our unique culture, which allows trainees to turn passions into careers, is one of the reasons our lawyers remain with us for such a long time, moving seats, jobs roles and even countries, but sticking with the firm.
Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward. Our belief is that by delivering smarter and more creative legal services, we will not only enrich our clients' experiences with us, but also support them in achieving their business goals.
Our long-standing relationships, international outlook, and collaborative structure makes us the go-to partner for the speedy resolution of complex disputes, transactions, and regulatory matters.
First year trainee salary: £43,000
Second year trainee salary: £47,000
NQ salary: £75,000
Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for candidates to be on target for or have achieved a 2.1 or above degree (or the equivalent). This can be in any discipline. We are also looking for you to demonstrate that you have the skills and behaviours which would expect from our trainees and these are as follows:
Legal Skills Practice Skills and Knowledge - learns the basics
Research and Analysis - approaches research and analysis logically
Written and Oral Communication Skills - communicates clearly and concisely; is a good listener
Developing Self and Others - actively makes use of opportunities to further own development
Teamwork and Collaboration - works co-operatively with colleagues
Leadership - understands Reed Smith's strategy, values and policies
Matter and Financial Management - manages own time commercially
Client Relationships - seeks to understand and meet client needs
Business Development - builds knowledge of the firm's capabilities and establishes relationships
When and how to apply
Applications for a Training Contract can be made by applying for a Vacation Scheme. Applications open on 3rd October 2019.