Allen & Overy are known as one of the world’s most elite law firms who work in over 40 centres wordlwide, advising multinational corporations, financial institutions, and governments.
The company is mostly known for its high quality corporate and banking advice but they also offer other services such as dispute resolution, employment, tax and real estate among other things.
The fact that Allen & Overy work in such a large number of legal sectors allows graduates at the company to have flexibility in their training. Each graduate will be expected to spend the first year covering finance in the international banking & corporate sector.
Graduates are expected to work closely alongside colleagues and build up an excellent knowledge of the firm and law sector. They are always on the look out for graduates who can think outside of the box whilst still maintaining a professional stance that is so important in the legal sector.
They also offer the opportunity for work overseas and each year they offer 60 summer and winter placements to students.
One of the founders was advisor to King Edward VIII in 1936.
Benefits of working for Allen and Overy
If you need to complete the GDL, Allen & Overy will pay your course fees as well as provide a maintenance grant.
For students choosing to take the two year LLB course Allen & Overy offer a maximum of £6,000 towards course fees as well as a maintenance grant.
£500 reward for a first class in the LPC.
On site gym.