At Kirkland & Ellis we combine the benefits of a small trainee
intake with the excitement of being part of a global firm, employing
over 3,500 lawyers in 19 offices around the world.
Talent, drive and enthusiasm. That's what makes a Kirkland &
If you are in your penultimate year of your law degree or final year
of your non-law degree, or beyond, you may apply for the following:
Before joining our firm as a trainee solicitor, you can get to know
us on one of our Vacation Schemes. They're designed to give you
valuable hands-on experience across a range of practice areas, as well
as crucial insights into how our London office operates.
Three of our main practice areas are corporate, finance and
investment funds so it is likely you will spend a seat in each of
these. Your other seat(s) will be allocated from one of our other
complementary practice areas.