DLA Piper is one of the world's largest full service commercial law firms with offices in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Sheffield. We now have more than 8,000 employees working from over 60 offices across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the US.Our current vision is to be the leading global business law firm. Our clients include some of the world's leading businesses, governments, banks and financial institutions. An emphasis on providing high quality service and teamwork, offers a challenging fast paced working environment.DLA Piper offers trainees the opportunity to apply for international secondments to our Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Moscow, Singapore and Tokyo offices and we also offer a number of client secondments. Unlike many other firms of our size there are no compulsory seats.In 2008 DLA Piper won the prestigious National Graduate Recruitment Awards' 'Diversity Recruitment Award' proving our commitment to recruiting people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages. Our progressive approach to recruitment creates a mix of talents that contributes to our success.Main Areas of WorkDLA Piper has the following main areas of work: Corporate; Employment, Pensions & Benefits; Finance & Projects; Litigation & Regulatory; Real Estate; and Technology, Media & Commercial.