Trainees can bank on top-tier global work at Norton Rose Fulbright.

The Firm

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal firm. They provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. They have 3,800 lawyers and legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

The Work

Recognised for their industry focus, they are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; technology and innovation as well as life sciences and healthcare.

Trainee Profile

Based on a four-seat pattern, you will get the widest possible exposure to different practice areas and offices around the world, enabling you to make the best and most informed choice on qualification area. Choosing the practice area that suits your skills and engages your interest is crucial.

When they hire you, they are making an investment. By providing the highest standards of training they ensure we obtain maximum return on this investment both for your development and the future of the firm. Becoming an outstanding lawyer is about continuous development – they will make sure you are challenged and rewarded in equal measure. Their mentoring scheme will help you make the most of the vast breadth of knowledge and experience across the organisation. Your partner mentor will offer you career insights, advice on secondment choices, regular updates on your progress and will take the time to sit down with you and explain a deal or technical issue.To be successful here you will understand and embrace our strategy and their focus on six key industry sectors. An impeccable academic record and intellectual rigour are prerequisites. They expect successful candidates to have at least AAB at A-Level (or equivalent) and be on track for a strong 2.1 (or equivalent). You will have an enquiring mind with a profound and genuine interest in the world of international business and the commercial environment of our clients. Your global mindset means that you will embrace the international opportunities on offer. Your interpersonal skills will be second to none and you will have the confidence to build long term, trusting relationships with clients and colleagues.


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