It’s the attributes our people bring that make us Baker McKenzie, and what we give them in return that makes this such an inspiring place to develop a career.
Watch below to understand why thinking differently will be your greatest strength at Baker McKenzie – and how it brings us together to create unique career opportunities.
Want to hear more about the experiences of our trainee solicitors? Read their stories in more depth.
Our Open Days are designed to make us accessible to everyone, and to provide you with the tailored information that’s most relevant to you. Take a look at the various Open Days we run throughout the year to find out which one you’re most interested in.Find out more
Developed specifically for first-year university students, this two-day programme enables you to experience first-hand the kind of work that we do and how a global law firm operates.Find out more
Want to know what it’s like to work for a global law firm before you commit to joining? If you're in the final year of a law or a non-law degree, our two-week Spring Vacation Scheme will give you the chance to do just that. You can also apply if you’ve already graduated.Find out more
If you're in the final or penultimate year of your degree (or in the second year of a four-year course), our three-week Summer Vacation Scheme will give you a fantastic insight into the reality of a commercial lawyer's role and what life at a global law firm is all about. Again, you can also apply if you've already graduated.Find out more
Our two-year Training Contracts turn ambitious law and non-law graduates into the well-rounded commercial lawyers that make our Firm stand out from the crowd. With the very best technical and skills training, delivered by our own lawyers, you’ll benefit from the latest advice and experience in a Baker McKenzie context.Find out more
There are many ways to launch a career in law with Baker McKenzie. Our Career Planner will help you find the perfect path for you.
We recognise that some of those studying the LPC / SQE course may need extra financial support on top of our standard maintenance grant.
Baker McKenzie future trainees may be eligible to receive an extra £750 to help pay for a laptop or associated equipment / WiFi services to use during their GDL / LPC / SQE course.
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Alex had his sights set on a job in the City. But when he was introduced to the world of corporate law, he realised that was his true calling.Read more
Originally, Adeola had a very different career in mind. Discover why she's glad she chose law, and a Training Contract with Baker McKenzie.Read more
It was her love for problem-solving and desire to understand the world that attracted Jemima to commercial law. But why Baker McKenzie?Read more
Henry met an Associate in his first year at university who convinced him that Baker McKenzie was the Firm for him, and he's never looked back.Read more
For Lewis, Baker McKenzie was the obvious choice for his Training Contract. Find out why, and see if we could be the obvious choice for you, too.Read more
Melissa started her Training Contract just six months ago. Find out how much she’s already learned and achieved here.Read more
For Nikki Bradford, a career in law wasn’t something she considered until she got to university. Find out why she’s glad she chose Baker McKenzie.Read more
Jonathan's final seat took him to the tech capital of California, where he got to experience more than just cutting-edge law.Read more
Rachele was attracted to Baker McKenzie by the culture and global reach. Find out what else has impressed her in her first year with the Firm.Read more
Commercial law can seem complicated when you're unfamiliar with the jargon, so we've translated some of the more common terminology into language we can all understand.
If you want to know what it's really like to develop a career with Baker McKenzie, who better to tell you than the people who already work for us?