Macfarlanes Graduate Career Profile
Macfarlanes is a leading City Law firm. We are recognised for the quality of our work, not just in dealing with the full range of corporate and commercial matters, but in advising our clients on their private affairs. They trust our judgement and we are in a unique position to advise on their most complex matters, whilst at the same time remaining smaller than our competitors.
As advisers to many of the world's leading businesses and business leaders, we manage international matters in an effective and seamless manner. We give clients a single point of contact and co-ordinate advice across all relevant jurisdictions.
In short, we have a formidable and unique combination of expertise and culture; and we rely on remarkable individuals to shape the firm for the future.
Types of work
Our main areas of practice are in banking and finance; commercial; competition; corporate and M&A; corporate and regulatory investigations; data privacy; employment; financial services regulation; hedge funds; investment funds; IP and IT; litigation and dispute resolution; pensions; private client; private equity; real estate; restructuring and insolvency; and tax.
1st year trainee: £38,000
2nd year trainee: £43,000
25 days' holiday
Interest free season ticket loan
Private pension scheme with company contributions
Subsidised staff restaurant
Assistance with gym membership
Bike to work scheme
Childcare voucher scheme
Private medical insurance after 12 months' service
Bupa Well Person check up after 12 months' service
GDL fees are paid in full for all Macfarlanes future trainees and you will receive a £7,000 maintenance grant for courses studied in London, Guildford and Oxford and £6,250 for courses studied elsewhere.
LPC fees are paid in full and you will receive a £7,000 maintenance grant.
- Easter Vacation Scheme
- Summer Vacation Scheme
- Training Contract
Preferred Candidate Competencies
We believe the strongest firm is achieved by choosing a mix of people – reflecting different styles so as to meet the needs that we – and our varied range of clients – will have in the future. We look for a rare combination of intellectual curiosity, character and drive. We are looking for ambitious trainees who will thrive on responsibility and challenge and who are ready to begin their careers on day one.
Macfarlanes Application Process
- Application Form
- Assessment Centre
- Offer Made
Vacation Scheme @ Macfarlanes
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