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Dentons are the world’s largest law firm.

We’re the lightbulb moments. The bold ideas. The international deals. We’re 10,000+ lawyers globally, 800+ in the UK and 40+ trainees a year. We’re a truly global, polycentric firm. Working across 175+ locations in 70+ countries. Turning our ambitions into reality. Breaking tradition. Moving with innovation. Making the decisions that will take us from largest to leading. From now to next. We welcome people who are driven to challenge. To innovate and shape.

We are the future of law.

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Statistics and facts

Firm type
  • International
  • City
Practice Areas
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Property
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance
  • Insurance
  • Employment & Pensions
  • Energy
  • Infastructure
  • Competition & EU
  • Insolvency
  • IP
  • Media
  • Tax
Head quartersWe have offices in London, Milton Keynes, Watford, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
Number of Offices175
Office Locations - Overview
  • South
  • South East
  • Scotland
  • International
Location of Major International Offices
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Russia
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Asia
  • Australia
  • China
No of Lawyers10000
Average Trainee Salary£44,000
NQ Salary£75,000

Training Contracts

The lawyers of our future start here. This is your chance to turn opportunities into big deals as a Trainee. You’ll transform challenges into solutions, meet with clients and get your hands on varied global projects. The best way to learn is to do and we won’t hold you back.

KEY FACTS:

  • Four Seats
  • Client and International Secondment Opportunities
  • Dedicated supervisor
  • Trainee Partner in each practice
  • Legal project management
  • Business development
No of Trainees / Yr40
Average Retention Rates90%
Location
  • London
  • Milton Keynes & Watford
  • Central Belt - Edinburgh & Glasgow
  • Aberdeen
Degree class2:1 or above
A levelsABB or above
IB34 or above
Sponsorship - LPCYes
Sponsorship - GDLYes
Sponsorship - AllowanceYes
LPC / GDL Provider
  • BPP
Assessment Process
  • Application Form
  • CV & Cover Letter
  • Online Interview
  • Graduate Recruitment Interview
  • Partner Interview
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Written Exercise
  • Role Play
  • Case Study Interview
Vacation Scheme Requirement?
  • No (not a requirement of TC application)
Number of Seats4
Compulsory Seats
  • Banking & Finance
Secondment SeatsWe offer international secondments and client secondments.

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Vacation Schemes

Balance real work and exposure with training and networking and start to see what a career at Dentons could look like. Two weeks will give you, and us, an insight into whether we’re a good match.

By attending our Vacation Scheme, you’ll automatically unlock a spot on an assessment centre for our Training Contract. This could be the start of something much bigger. The schemes consist of department visits, business games and social events, with the aim of giving candidates an insight into commercial law and our way of life at Dentons.

Easter vacation scheme 2020 (London):

  • Open to: Penultimate year law students, all final year students and graduates.
  • 30 March – 9 April 2020

Summer vacation scheme 2020 (London):

  • Open to: Penultimate year law students, all final year students and graduates.
  • 6 – 17 July 2020

Summer vacation scheme 2020 (Milton Keynes & Watford):

  • Open to: Penultimate year law students, all final year students and graduates.
  • 22 June – 3 July 2020

Summer vacation scheme 2020 (Aberdeen, Central Belt – Edinburgh & Glasgow):

  • Open to: Penultimate and final year law students
  • 8 – 19 June 2020
No of Vacation Schemes / yr4
Location
  • London
  • Central Belt - Edinburgh & Glasgow
  • Aberdeen
  • Milton Keynes & Watford
Degree class2:1 or above
A levelsABB or above
IB34 or above
Training Contract Interview included?Yes
Training Contract Interview included? Additional commentsThe last day of the vacation scheme is an assessment centre for the 2022 training contract.
Assessment Process
  • Application Form
  • CV & Cover Letter
  • Online Interview
  • Graduate Recruitment Interview

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Open Days

We are hosting a Sixth Form Insight Day on 17th December in our London office.

These open days will consist of presentations, speed networking, group exercises, and opportunities for your students to ask questions and further their understanding of a career in law at the world’s largest law firm. Our open days are excellent experience and valuable for their CV when it comes to their next steps in the world of work. During the open day the students will learn that it is not just the traditional post-university training contract route that can lead to a successful career as a solicitor.

Places at our open days are limited, so email your CV to us at graduaterecruitment@dentons.com with the subject line ‘London 6th Form Insight Day’ to apply. In order to comply with GDPR, CVs will only be used to select candidates for the open days, we will then destroy copies the CVs of any candidates we do not invite to the open day, by sending us a CV students are giving us consent to look at their personal data. You can find our privacy policy here: https://www.dentons.com/en/privacy-policy.

We will then get into contact with the applicants that we would like to attend with more details.

Number of Open Days3
Location
  • London
Other Specific Academic Requirements
  • 7 GCSEs at A*-B, ABB predicted at A level (or equivalent)
Assessment Process
  • CV

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Apprenticeships

Solicitor Apprenticeship Scheme:

This exciting programme gives you the opportunity to qualify as a Solicitor and be awarded an LLB university degree by BPP University. Our six-year programme combines work-based learning in our London office and part time study. You will earn a salary and have no university fees to pay.

You will have one day a week to study and attend classes at BPP University. Their Law School is based in the heart of London’s legal district and has an excellent reputation for offering students the skills they need to succeed in law.

Application process:

■ Online application form
■ Online critical thinking exercise
■ Video interview
(Insight Day)
■ Assessment centre  

The work you will do

Get embedded into our London and Milton Keynes offices. Work across Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Corporate and Dispute Resolution. Develop your skills with the help of your dedicated supervisor. It’s your apprenticeship, but it’s our shared goal.

Take a look at our website for more information: https://challengers.dentons.com/uk-apprentices/about-us/

No of Apprenticeships6
Location
  • London
  • Milton Keynes
GCSEs7 GCSEs at grade 6 or above
Assessment Process
  • Application Form
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Video Interview
  • Insight Day
  • Assessment Centre
Partner Law School
  • BPP

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