Baker & McKenzie is one of the world's leading law firms, and prides itself on its global commitment, professional standards and market knowledge. Baker & McKenzie was one of the first law firms to expand into Asia and the Middle East, and the first to hire over 1,000 lawyers in a single firm. In 2001 Baker & McKenzie became the first firm to reach global revenues of over $1bn; this year the firm has exceeded the $2bn mark. Baker & McKenzie can therefore proudly claim to be one of the world’s largest and leading law firms at present.
The Baker & McKenzie Graduate Scheme:
After an induction period, hands on training puts graduates straight into action, allowing graduates to gain direct experience whilst learning crucial business knowledge. During their time in each department graduates will be assigned a mentor who oversees your development in that area of law. The company's Graduate Recruitment and Development team also keeps a close working relationship with its graduates to ensure the best possible progress. Baker & McKenzie also offers graduates the opportunity to travel to its worldwide offices to gain experience of other legal systems and working conditions.
What You Need:
Applicants must have a 2:1 degree in any discipline and 340 UCAS points, or equivalent. Suitable applicants will have good leadership skills, combined with an international mindset, intellect and initiative combined with commercial business acumen, as well as a committed and ambitious attitude towards their own career prospects.