Dentons' penchant for strategic mergers has made it the world's most populous law firm. But trainees reassured us that Dentons is still "down to earth."

The Firm

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge.Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 125 locations serving 50-plus countries.

The Work

Dentons offers an international legal practice focused on quality in the following industry sectors: energy, transport and infrastructure, financial institutions and funds, government, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, retail and hotels, technology, media and telecommunications.

Trainee Profile

There’s no typical candidate for our training contract programme. The expertise within our firm is as diverse as the needs of our global clients – and we want to keep it that way. We look for people with a wide range of skills, aptitudes and personalities, with the potential to contribute to our growing success. Being a team player is important as is having the drive and ambition to succeed in a highly demanding work environment. We need to see a strong record of academic and extra-curricular achievement. We accept degrees in any discipline (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) and we ideally look for a minimum of ABB at ‘A’ level.

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