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EARLY CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES IN LEGAL

Through our innovation and vast expertise, we are reshaping the future of legal services. And that’s exactly what you’ll be doing at Deloitte. When the right people come together, there’s no limit to what we can achieve.

Is Deloitte Legal right for you?

Are you analytical with good attention to detail and a passion for problem solving? Are you inquisitive and keen to learn? As technology continues to transform the nature of legal work, we are creating new opportunities in our team every day, as we help clients and colleagues prepare for the future of law. If you’re organised with good time management skills and curious mindset, legal could be just the team for you.

In a sea of opportunities, deciding what's most important to you can feel really daunting. But you don’t need to have it all figured out just yet. We’re here to help you make the right choices, for you.

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Career options

A Deloitte Legal Training Contract allows you to qualify as a solicitor through the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). We also believe that rotating between our practice areas will enhance your qualifying experience and help transform you into the best lawyer you can be. With us you’ll get the opportunity to have a varied experience, with a huge number of learning options available. Below are just some of the potential areas that you could find yourself in during your training period at Deloitte.

Corporate Law: We work with a wide range of businesses, from smaller, fast growth firms to large global companies. Projects include advising on the funding of a technology company or buying, selling or reorganising a global multinational firm. 

Commercial Law: Working on the intersection between law and technology, we advise clients on working with the latest technologies- from AI to blockchain. Supported by the best legal technology, you will negotiate and deliver a variety of commercial agreements and provide compliance advice to those operating in a dynamic, ever-developing regulatory environment.

Employment Law: Our team advises both UK-based and global clients on the full range of employment law issues. Many employment issues straddle more than one subject area, so you’ll frequently be part of a wide-ranging team. 

Pensions: We help clients navigate the legal aspects of different pension schemes, working with sponsoring employers and pension scheme trustees.

Disputes: We represent clients – from start-ups to multi-billion-dollar multinationals – in all forms of dispute resolution. This includes litigation in front of the English courts, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution such as expert determination or mediation.  We specialise in commercial, technology and IP disputes.

Tax Litigation, Advisory & Settlement Solutions: As part of a multi-disciplined team comprising qualified lawyers, accredited mediators, HMRC-trained inspectors and qualified tax advisors, we work on some of the most complex and high-profile tax cases in the UK and European Union.

Real Estate: Working with developers, investors, occupiers and public bodies, the team has a wealth of experience in advising on major projects across a wide variety of sectors, delivering both routine and highly complex transactions.

Legal Managed Services: We offer a range of managed services that give our clients an alternative to them handling the work in-house or giving it to traditional law firms.

A Post Graduate Diploma in Law is a qualification that non-law graduates are required to take. We will sponsor all candidates who need to study for this. 

Legal Entity Management helps our clients to manage their global legal entities- which includes any individual, company or organisation that has legal rights and obligations. Our team supports our clients across the world to remain compliant, go through transactions, and focus on subsidiary governance, which are all the separate entities that exist under the main firm.

Failure to remain compliant means that our clients might not be able to do business in certain areas, which could seriously affect their organisations and the wider public interest. The Legal Entity Management team works with our clients to proactively manage deadlines so that compliance is managed and executed in a timely manner on global projects.

When a business goes through a transaction, they will often create smaller, more focused groups to achieve their goals. There is significant Legal Entity work required to execute this, as well as governance and technology consulting required. Our Legal Entity Management team supports our clients at every stage to ensure their business can continue to run smoothly. 

A Post Graduate Diploma in Law is a qualification that non-law graduates are required to take. We will sponsor all candidates who need to study for this.

Why Deloitte Legal?

Learning and development is a top priority here and if you join us, you’ll gain the skills and qualifications you need to pursue a career in one of the most exciting and forward-thinking legal teams in the country. We offer two different training opportunities; Legal Training Contract and Legal Entity Management. Through our Legal Training Contract you’ll get the chance to work in six different business areas, giving you a wide range of options for your future specialism. You’ll be working for lots of clients- from multinational firms to innovative start-ups- helping to shape the future of law.

"I work within a team of Deloitte Legal solicitors from diverse legal backgrounds who support my work with clients, working on immigration issues. From day one I experienced an open culture of learning and asking questions."

Ruqayyah

Legal

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Whether you're looking for an apprenticeship or graduate opportunity, we have a number of programmes for whatever stage you are at in your career.

 

 

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