We welcome the best

This is your chance to start your career with our ambitious, exciting firm. We’re driven, inquisitive and dedicated to always doing our best. So naturally, we’ll expect the same from you. Join us to take on more exposure, more responsibility and more opportunity.

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IMPORTANT DATES

UK

Training contracts

Commencing March 2020 and September 2020

Applications open: 1 October 2017

Applications close: 31 July 2018

Winter placement scheme

10 December – 14 December 2018

Applications open: 1 October 2018

Applications close: 11 November 2018

Spring placement scheme

3 April – 13 April 2018

Applications for the spring placement scheme 2018 have now closed.  Applications for our next series of placement schemes taking place in 2019 open on 1 October 2018.

Summer placement schemes

11 June – 22 June 2018

25 June – 6 July 2018

9 July – 20 July 2018

Applications for the summer placement schemes 2018 have now closed.  Applications for our next series of placement schemes taking place in 2019 open on 1 October 2018.

Apprenticeships

The date for our next intake of apprentices is September 2018.

Applications are now open.

Applications close: 30 April 2018

Bright Sparks work experience

Applications for the Bright Sparks work experience in 2018 have now closed. Applications for the Bright Sparks work experience in 2019 open on 1 January 2019.

Open days

17 January 2018

14 February 2018

21 March 2018

25 April 2018

Applications for open days in 2018 have now closed.  Applications for our next series of open days taking place in 2019 open on 1 October 2018.

Hong Kong

Training contracts

Commencing September 2020

Applications for the Hong Kong training contract have now closed. Applications for training contracts commencing in 2021 open 1 October 2018.

Summer internship 2018

Applications for the Hong Kong summer internship 2018 have now closed. Applications for our next internship in 2019 open on 1 October 2018.

Dubai

Training contracts

Commencing March 2019 and September 2019

Applications for the Dubai training contract commencing in 2019 have now closed.  Applications for training contracts commencing in 2020 open on 1 October 2018.

Where you fit

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London
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A school student
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Gain work experience

Bright Sparks is our exciting work experience programme for year 12 students in London. Find out if you qualify for the programme.

Bright Sparks
Start my career

If you're looking to kick start your career in law, our paralegal apprenticeship could be perfect for you. Find out more.

Apprenticeships
An undergraduate
I'm studying...
Law
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Final year

If you're in your final year of a law degree you can apply for a training contract or placement scheme with us, or join us for an open day.

Training contracts Placement schemes Open days
Penultimate year

If you're in your penultimate year of a law degree you can apply for a training contract or placement scheme with us, or join us for an open day.

Training contracts Placement schemes Open days
First year of a three year course

Join us for an open day to learn more about a law career at Stephenson Harwood.

Open days
First or second year of a four year course

Join us for an open day to learn more about a law career at Stephenson Harwood.

Open days
Another subject
I'm in my...
Final year

You don't need to be a law student to embark on a career in law; if you're in your final year of university in any subject you can apply for a training contract or placement scheme with us, or join us for an open day.

Training contracts Placement schemes Open days
Penultimate year

You don't need to be a law student to embark on a career in law; if you're in your penultimate year of university in any subject you can join us for an open day to learn more about a law career at Stephenson Harwood.

Open days
First year of a three year course

Join us for an open day to learn more about a law career at Stephenson Harwood.

Open days
First or second year of a four year course

Join us for an open day to learn more about a law career at Stephenson Harwood.

Open days
Post graduate
I studied...
Law

If you've finished your law degree and are interested in a career with Stephenson Harwood you can apply for a training contract or placement scheme with us, or join us for an open day.

Training contracts Placement schemes Open days
Another subject

If you've finished university and are interested in a career with Stephenson Harwood you can apply for a training contract or placement scheme with us, or join us for an open day.

Training contracts Placement schemes Open days
Hong Kong

Find out more about an exciting law career in our Hong Kong office.

Hong Kong
Dubai

Find out more about an exciting law career in our Dubai office.

Dubai

Opportunities

Experiencing our culture and the way we work first-hand will help you decide if we’re the right firm for you. We offer a variety of opportunities for you to come and get to know us.

Training contracts

As an international law firm, we offer a variety of international opportunities to our trainees. This is your chance to expand your horizons, experience new cultures and explore our global network.

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Placement schemes

Get a real feel for working at Stephenson Harwood with our winter, spring and summer placement schemes.

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Apprenticeships

Our paralegal apprenticeship is a great opportunity to kick start your career in the legal profession and study at the same time.

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Bright sparks

We offer one week's work experience in our London office for year 12 students interested in finding out more about a future in law.

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Open days

Come along to one of our open days to gain an insight into the day-to-day life of a lawyer at an international law firm.

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Where you could work

London

From our London headquarters we advise our international client base on complex legal matters in a pragmatic and commercial way.

Hong Kong

Our Hong Kong office is our largest office outside of London and offers a comprehensive spectrum of Stephenson Harwood’s global services.

Dubai

Our Dubai office is our hub for the Middle East and is known for providing commercial and robust solutions in fast-moving situations.