Law Training Contract
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Applications for Training contract – September 2019 and March 2020
Olswang is an international law firm recognised for our deep industry expertise in technology, media and telecoms. We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to legal services and bringing insight and influence to our clients.
As a fast paced firm, Olswang manages to combine passion with a business-minded approach to the law. Our power is in our people; driven, highly-commercial and creative, they are committed to innovation and making an impact.
Olswang is proudly full service. Our roots lie in our award winning technology, media and telecoms work and our global clients are household names. We have also established a commanding reputation for changing the face of business in a wide range of other industries, from real estate to retail and life sciences to leisure.
Our London headquarters is home to over 228 solicitors and our network of offices spans Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Singapore and the UK, and together with our 'best friends' network of leading independent law firms, enables us to advise clients across EMEA, the US and South-East Asia.
At the heart of Olswang’s business are some truly talented people. We strongly believe that our people are among the brightest and most commercially minded the profession has to offer, evidenced by the close, trusted relationships they inspire.
Being a trainee at Olswang is both demanding and rewarding. The firm is interested in hearing from individuals who have achieved, or are on course for, a 2:1 degree or above and are enthusiastic, energetic, confident and able to display a commitment to the law. Olswang aims to be a challenging and exciting place to work with a unique culture that suits innovative, collaborative and responsible people.
Olswang wants to help match the expectations of trainees with the needs of the firm. Training consists of four six-month seats in corporate, real estate, litigation, finance, commercial or IP. You will be assigned a mentor, usually a partner, to assist and advise you throughout your training contract. In-house lectures supplement general training, three-monthly appraisals assess development and regular social events with the other trainees are all encouraged to forge stronger, lasting relationships.
Apply by 31 July 2017 to begin in September 2019 or March 2020.