DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, the firm provides seamless local and cross-border advice. The firm believes great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, DLA Piper helps its clients succeed.
DLA Piper's progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves its global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through the firm's deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.
DLA Piper’s ten sector groups cover the full range of business law services. Clients include multinationals, startups, public sector bodies and governments. Across the two leading legal directories, the firm has over 1,900 lawyer rankings, and over 900 practice group/sector rankings. Through its global nonprofit initiative, the firm contributed over 200,000 pro bono hours in 2018 alone and has also pledged USD6.5 million to UNICEF to improve child justice.
The firms' entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other are at the heart of everything it does.
DLA Piper is looking for ambitious, capable and forward-thinking graduates from any degree discipline to join its journey. Graduates will be based in one of the firm’s seven UK offices: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester or Sheffield.
During their two-year training contract, graduates will complete four six-month rotations, and the majority will undertake an international or client secondment. As part of DLA Piper’s future, all graduates are given the resources and opportunities to build an exciting, fulfilling career.