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Hill Dickinson

Our company in a nutshell

Taking the first steps in your legal career are important. We offer you support and guidance as you embark on that journey.

We'll give you everything you need to know about working at Hill Dickinson, and make it easy to apply for one of our exciting training contracts across our offices, both UK and international.

Who we are

We are an international commercial law firm with more than 1000 people, including 190 partners and legal directors. Our clients include multinational companies, major corporations, insurance companies, UK and foreign banks and financial institutions, public sector organisations, private individuals and professional bodies.

From offices in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia, our people deliver advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum. We act as trusted advisers to businesses, organisations and individuals across the globe and from a wide range of market sectors, advising on non-contentious advisory and transactional work through to all forms of commercial litigation and arbitration.

Careers with us  

We pride ourselves on an inclusive culture and always work hard to be an employer of choice. Working in a professional but also relaxed environment we encourage personal development and support agile working. Joining us is just the first step towards many more exciting opportunities in your career.

Read more about working with us HERE.

Graduate training schemes

We have a small intake, always aiming to recruit to retain. Supporting you is essential. We have the resources to give you as much support as you need. Because we are with you all the way, you'll get immediate responsibilities - you'll be valued, respected and given challenges from the start. Finally, you will get choices - you'll be able to select your preferences from around 20 different areas of law.

There are some exciting options on your training contract. It will comprise four seats, each lasting six months. As we're a full service law firm, you will have many areas of law to choose from. We try our best to balance your preferences with business and client needs.

If you're based in our Liverpool or Manchester offices, you will need to travel between the cities for various seats. If you're based in London, at least one of your seats will be related to marine law. Also, trainees with an interest in marine work can also apply for a seat in our Singapore office.


To help us manage our responsibilities effectively, we have chosen to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The UNGC provides a recognised framework for how we carry out business in the workplace, with our clients and in our local communities. Hill Dickinson supports the 10 principles of the Global Compact on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.


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