Graduate Careers at Sidley Austin
Who we are: Sidley Austin is one of the world's largest full-service law firms, providing a broad range of services to meet the needs of large and small businesses across a multitude of industries, financial institutions, governments and individuals.
What we do: Our principal practice areas are: corporate, competition, corporate reorganisation and bankruptcy, debt and equity capital markets, debt restructuring, debt finance and structured finance, employment, financial services regulatory, hedge funds, insurance, IP/IT, litigation, real estate and real estate finance, tax.
What we're looking for: Candidates from both law and non-law disciplines who are focused, intelligent and enthusiastic with personality, humour and a real interest in practising law in the commercial world.
What you'll do: Trainees have the opportunity to spend time, usually up to 6 months, in any of the above practice areas. You'll sit with a Senior Associate or Partner and be given responsibility from the outset. As well as 'on the job' training, a formal training programme of approximately 24 sessions is run by a dedicated team of Professional Support Lawyers over the course of the two year training contract. The sessions are technical but with a practical edge and focus on things that you are likely to encounter as a trainee at Sidley Austin.
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