Business Services Trainee - 2 Year FTC (2975)

11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking 2018 graduates to join our two year Business Services Trainee Program in Manchester beginning in Autumn 2018. As a Business Services Trainee you will provide support to the firm's business services departments while participating in a rotational training programme, undertaking short-term assignments in different departments.

The rotational program offers graduates the opportunity to gain invaluable professional experience in a variety of different departments including Accounting & Finance, Business Development, Operations, Human Resources, Technology and Office of the General Counsel and gain a deep understanding of the different careers available within the legal sector.

Within each rotation, you will gain an insight into the requirements for the department while performing a variety of tasks as assigned by department managers, supervisors and team members.

A key to Latham's success and our continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to our clients is our "one-firm" culture - a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to quality across our offices worldwide that has long distinguished Latham from other law firms.

Join our team if you:

•Are looking for a different and challenging opportunity within a global environment
•Can provide a high level of customer service to internal and external clients
•Are able to work both independently and in a team environment
•Will enjoy collaborating globally with other Business Services Trainees and colleagues on assigned projects

And have:

•Knowledge and proficiency in PC applications, including MS Office
•Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
•Well developed and professional interpersonal skills

We encourage you to apply!

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding opportunity, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with discretionary bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program which includes health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance, a pension plan, wellness programs, employee discounts and more.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

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