Baker McKenzie

8.8 /10 255 reviews
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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

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Baker McKenzie prides itself on being the global law Firm that offers a personal and professional approach to its graduates and clients alike. It’s this approach that ensures the Firm is ideally placed to offer graduates the best possible start to their legal career.

The Firm currently operates in over 75 locations across nearly 50 countries and has a presence in all of the world’s leading financial centres. The London office, which has been established for over 50 years, is the largest. From here over 400 legal professionals serve a wide and varied network of clients, both in the UK and across the globe.

The global nature of the Firm means it offers a great deal of variety to its graduates. It works hard to combine its local legal expertise with the wider experience of its international offices, providing clients with a consistent service and legal professionals the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across the world.

In terms of its client base, Baker McKenzie works principally with multinational corporations and large financial institutions. Its international scope and client list means the Firm is well equipped to act on cross-border transactions and disputes. Baker McKenzie in London provides the practices that you would expect from one of the worlds leading law Firms, and is the recognised market leader in many of these.

The Firm thrives on new talent. With this in mind, it’s not surprising that it makes a significant investment in its graduates and has created an environment where trainees can reach their full potential. Those who enjoy intellectual challenge, are problem solvers and team players with a personable approach will feel at home at this friendly and supportive Firm.

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We are regularly on campus for Law Fairs, Presentations, Dinners and Workshops, please do keep an eye out for us on campus! We advertise through Careers Service, Societies and our Facebook page!

More Information

You can find additional information on our graduate recruitment website, and we also have a graduate recruitment Facebook page, which we highly recommend you visit.

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Baker McKenzie Latest Reviews

  • Vacation Scheme Student

    I feel like our supervisors and work providers really challenged us with the work that we were given and this clearly shows that they value us the work we were doing...


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  • Vacation Scheme

    I thoroughly enjoyed the virtual vacation scheme at Baker McKenzie! The scheme provided me with an invaluable insight into the firm and its culture as well as the day to day role of a corporate lawye...


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  • Vacation Scheme Student

    The insight was very enjoyable. The firm put on lots of activities and insight sessions that enabled us to get to know both the people within the firm and the culture of the firm. The work was spaced ...


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Doing the vacation scheme dispelled the misconceptions I had prior to undertaking the vacation scheme about the type of people I would meet and the atmosphere I would be working under.

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