Taylor Wessing sits at the cutting edge of cutting-edge sectors.

The Firm

Taylor Wessing is a full-service international law firm, standing at the forefront of the industries of tomorrow. Acting as legal advisors to well-known clients in progressive and cutting-edge sectors, they’re a firm for the ground breakers, the smart thinkers and the trail blazers. Their spark, focus and lateral thinking make us exceptional legal advisors, helping our clients to succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues. Their focus on the industries of tomorrow - technology, media and communications, life sciences, private wealth and energy - means that alongside law students, they also recruit a wide range of students who have studied non-law degrees. Their clients include private and public companies, financial institutions, professional service firms, public sector bodies of both large and medium size and wealthy individuals. Their international presence is also something that they strive to protect as we continue to strengthen our brand globally. Combining a Pan-European network with a strong presence in the Middle East, India, China and North America, they are the leading firm for inward investment from North America and experts in IP protection and enforcement rights across the globe. That’s why they advise half of the world’s top 100 brands.

The Work

Taylor Wessing offers industry-focused advice and in-depth sector experience gained by bringing together internationally-focused lawyers from diverse legal backgrounds including: banking and finance; capital markets; copyright and media law; corporate; commercial agreements; construction and engineering; employment and pensions; EU competition, IT and telecoms; litigation and dispute resolution; patents; planning and environment; private client; projects; real estate; restructuring and corporate recovery; tax; trade marks and designs.

Trainee Profile

They look for team players with a minimum of ABB grades at A-level and a 2:1 degree in any discipline. You’ll need to be confident and enthusiastic with the communication skills to build vibrant relationships with their clients. You’ll have the energy, ambition and creativity to take early responsibility and have a real impact on their business and their clients’ business. You’ll also be committed to a career in law, with a genuine passion to learn and explore new boundaries.


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