Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
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Application details and method of selection
Application for both training contracts and vacation placements is by CV and cover letter. Candidates must supply a breakdown of results by module for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Firm description and career prospects
A leading international law firm, Milbank has helped shape the legal landscape since its founding in New York in 1866. Influential industrialists, financiers and entrepreneurs turned to us for the strategies that empowered the economic development of the world. They still do.
We strive to attract professionals from different backgrounds who share one important quality – a commitment to excellence. We view the diversity of our people, culture and ideas as not merely an asset, but as a necessity. The unique perspectives of our lawyers strengthen the ability to deliver superb client advice.
Full sponsorship of the GDL and LPC plus a maintenance grant of £8,000 during each year of study.
We will be running our next vacation scheme from Monday 25 June to Friday 6 July 2018. Attendees will have the opportunity to sit in two different practice areas to get a real sense of life in a City law firm. There will also be a skills programme and a number of socials throughout the scheme. Attendees will be paid an allowance of £375 per week.
Candidates for our vacation scheme should ideally be in their penultimate year of a law degree or final year of a non-law degree, though we are also happy to accept applications from final-year students and graduates.
The deadline for applications for our summer placement scheme is 31 January 2018.
Training contract programme
Our first intake of trainees joined our London office in September 2013 and we currently have nine trainees in our London office.
Our training contract consists of four six-month seats. Trainees will be expected to undertake seats across our corporate, finance and litigation practices. In addition we offer comprehensive training to help develop trainees technical and practice group specific knowledge in addition to training on key communication, career management and presentation skills.
We will begin accepting applications for 2019 and 2020 intake from 30 November 2017.
The deadline for training contract applications is 31 July 2018.
Type of practice
Corporate & Commercial
Diversity access schemes
Lawyers in Schools