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Exciting Opportunity with Herbert Smith for Disabled Student/Graduates


Are you interested in a career in Law? Do you want to work for a top international Law firm? Apply for the Herbert Smith EmployAbility Training Contract.

By choosing to start a career with Herbert Smith you will be joining some of the brightest minds in the legal profession, doing the best work for the best clients.

Who can apply? The Training contracts are open to disabled* finalists, graduates and penultimate year students, from law or any other discipline

* to apply for this opportunity through EmployAbility you must have a disability or health condition (including dyslexia, dyspraxia, diabetes, epilepsy, mental health condition or any other long term health condition).

How to apply? Please visit the emplo-ability website to complete an application form and send it to

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2011.

Herbert Smith LLP is an international legal practice with over 1,400 lawyers across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It also has a major focus on emerging markets, including China, India and Russia.  Herbert Smith covers over 30 specialist areas of law and is the leading litigation firm in Europe and Asia, and is well known for its merger, acquisition and take-over advice, as well as most forms of financing.  Its specialist services include energy, competition, insurance and intellectual property practices.  Clients include FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, investment banks and governments.  Its reputation for thought leadership and for innovative legal work crosses most sectors of industry and commerce.

The Herbert Smith EmployAbility Training Contract is aimed at bright, talented individuals who can demonstrate an excellent academic record* and have a keen interest in becoming a qualified solicitor.  Other key qualities include; excellent commercial awareness, strong analytical skills and judgement, lateral thinking and initiative.

For further information, take a look at

* Don’t forget to contact EmployAbility should you have any extenuating circumstances, have questions or require further information regarding the Herbert Smith Training Contract. They can provide additional information about this programme and can give you useful advice and tips on how to make a successful application:

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