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Those serious about corporate and finance work take note: this elite New Yorker wants eager trainees to help build its burgeoning UK practice.

The Firm

Davis Polk is a global law firm. For more than 160 years, its lawyers have advised industry-leading companies and major financial institutions on their most challenging legal and business matters. Davis Polk ranks among the world’s preeminent law firms across the entire range of its practice. With over 900 lawyers in New York, Menlo Park, Washington DC, London, Paris, Madrid, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo and Sao Paulo, the firm operates from the key business centres around the world to provide clients with seamlessly integrated legal services of the highest calibre.

The Work

We advise European companies, private equity firms, financial institutions and governments on all areas of business and finance, and we are regularly involved in the largest and most important securities offerings and M&A transactions in Europe. r 60 UK a

Trainee profile and Training

The firm seeks  to hire applicants from a variety of backgrounds with outstanding academic and nonacademic achievements, personal skills and creativity, and with a demonstrated willingness to take initiative. Trainees must be exceptional lawyers who share the firm’s commitment to excellence and who will be collaborative and supportive colleagues. Each trainee will be assigned to a senior lawyer who will serve as a mentor and provide advice and guidance throughout the program. Given the quality of instruction, the meaningful legal experience gained on major global transactions and the opportunity to be a part of a dynamic practice at one of the world’s truly preeminent law firms, there is no better place than Davis Polk for an aspiring solicitor to begin a career. Davis Polk trainees will also have the opportunity to work for a period of time in their  New York office.

Read more at: www.dpw.com