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Purpose: Aimed at law or non-law students interested in a career in law, this placement combines legal work experience and exposure to the innovative and technological developments at the heart of our business.
This is an opportunity for students with an inquisitive mind to put their interest in law, technology, software development and innovation into practice in a leading international law firm.
The wealth of skills and experience gained will be invaluable in your development towards becoming a lawyer. Students will be evaluated on their suitability for a legaltraining contract throughout the placement and if they meet the required benchmark will be offered a legal training contract on completion of the programme.
The placement will be made up of two rotations where students will spend time in both the Innovation & Business Change Department and the FinTech team.
Our Innovation & Business Change department operates across the firm and comprises two mutually supporting teams – Innovation & New Business and Service Excellence. The department’s purpose is to support the Managing Partner and International Executive Committee in the efficient and effective delivery of the firm’s strategy – specifically with respect to developing new digital products and services and improving service delivery, including through the application of new/emerging technologies.
Our market leading FinTech team advises clients operating across the FinTech sector, from start-ups to some of the biggest names in the industry. We also advise businesses partnering with or investing in FinTech firms as well as financial institutions and asset managers developing their own FinTech products and services.
Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm with fully integrated teams working throughout offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm's strategy is designed to ensure it provides its clients with high quality advice and to deliver value through new ways of working.
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