International Top 30 position: 16

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A training contract with Dechert enables you to launch your career working on some of the most exciting national and international legal matters across a wide range of practice areas, in an environment where people know your name and treat you as an individual.

There are two main opportunities available to you. These are our work placement programmes and our training contracts.

We offer 35 people the opportunity to experience life as a trainee solicitor through our work placement programmes. Taking place at Easter and, in the summer, these programmes offer participants the chance to experience first-hand the work that we do.

We recruit between 10 and 15 trainee solicitors a year. By keeping our trainee numbers low we ensure you will be given good work and treated as a part of the team from day one. It also helps foster a great team spirit among our trainees.

Read the Graduate Recruitment brochure and explore the Careers pages of our website to find out more about the opportunities available to you at Dechert.

  • UK 200 position: N/A
  • Total revenue USD (millions): 81.6
  • Total lawyers: 78
  • Total partners: 30
  • Total trainees: 23

No of vacancies: 12
Trainee application deadline: 31/07/2013
CV & covering letter: No
Online application: Yes
Individual interview: No
Panel interview: Yes
Phone interview: No
Assessment day: No
Presentation: No
Psychometric testing: No
Written exercise: Yes
Numeracy tests: No
No. of seats: 6
Summer vac scheme no places: 10
Summer vac scheme apply by: 31/01/2013
GDL fees: No
GDL maintenance: N/A
LPC fees: Full
LPC maintenance: 10000
Start GBP: 400000
2nd Year GBP: 45000
Qualification: 61500

Aviation: No
Banking & Finance: Yes
Construction: No
Charities: No
Corporate: Yes
Competition: Yes
Crime: No
Employment: Yes
Energy: Yes
Environment: No
Family: No
Fraud: No
Human Rights: No
Insolvency: No
Insurance: No
Intellectual Property: Yes
Litigation & ADR: Yes
Personal Injury: No
Private Client: No
Professional Negligence: No
Property: Yes
Public Sector: Yes
Shipping: No
Sport: No
Tax: Yes
TMT: Yes

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Global turnover 2012: $729m
Global lawyers 2011: 748