Welcome to Baker McKenzie’s guide to starting a career in commercial law. Here is where you’ll find helpful information and tips on finding work placements and securing a Training Contract, so you can make an educated choice about your future.
Whether you’ve just completed your GCSEs or you’re studying for your Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), this handy tool will give you guidance on what you need to consider at each stage of your academic career.Get started
There are many ways you can become a world-class Commercial Lawyer. This illustration shows the most common routes law and non-law graduates take.
We believe in involving our Trainees in live work from the very start, so after a couple of weeks of training you should find yourself equipped with everything you need to start making an immediate contribution. In each seat you’ll have a supervisor who acts as your work provider and mentor, and a Trainee Partner who will be responsible for overseeing your progress. You can expect to: