Current opportunities

Herbert Smith Freehills

  • First Year Workshop (1 – 31st Jan 2022):

Each spring, HSF runs a two, two-day workshops at our London office. These interactive sessions cover subjects like Corporate Negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, insights into our pro bono work, and include a careers fair. You’ll also spend an afternoon shadowing a trainee, followed by an evening social event. Whilst building your network, you will prepare for a vacation scheme and pursue our Trainee Associate Programme. 

Apply now if you are in your first year or second year on a four-year course. 

  • Campus Ambassador (not Leeds or York) 1 – 31st Jan 2022:

These positions are open to first-year students (you’ll act as a campus ambassador during your second year). This role provides you with work experience and deeper insight into HSF, helping you hone key transferable skills, as you organise events and promote HSF on campus.

More information and to apply can be found here.

We are also going to be hosting a number of events targeted to first years or those in their second year of a four-year course. Please can you also share these with members/ advertise:

  • Commercial Application of Law – 10th January, 6 – 7.30pm

Sign up to attend an exclusive virtual presentation with Herbert SmithFreehills where you’ll learn how to start thinking like a city solicitor. We’ll introduce you to the life cycle of a company and how our lawyers are involved in each stage as well as taking you through the path of a case to the High Court. You’ll also get a chance to speak to the Graduate Recruitment team who will answer any questions relating to applications and opportunities at the firm.

  • How to Secure aa Trainee Role with Herbert Smith Freehills – 17thJanuary, 6 – 7.30pm

This virtual presentation will allow you to hear directly from our Trainees and Future Trainees on how to secure a role at HSF. You will learn how to make most of first year opportunities such as Campus Ambassador roles and First Year Workshops to secure a Trainee role. Sign up here now.  

  • Roger Leyland Scholarship – 24th January, 6 – 7.30pm

Are you a Rare Recruitment candidate in your first year? Interested in accessing financial support and work experience? If so, register to our event to hear from our Roger Leyland alumni who will take you through their journey from applying to the scholarship to joining Herbert Smith Freehillsas a Trainee.