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Careers

A law firm that achieves consistent high quality in client care, technical ability and investment in its people, Watson Farley & Williams specialises in managing complex transactions, projects and disputes for leading corporations, funds, financial institutions, governments and individuals. The firm is highly respected for its sector expertise, particularly in energy & infrastructure, maritime, natural resources, real estate and transport.

Working in an inclusive environment where opportunities are open to all based solely on personal merit, our talented people contribute to the continual growth of the firm through collective effort, and thrive in a familial and supportive atmosphere.

We are always looking for outstanding people who are seeking to take the next exciting step in their career – whether experienced lawyers, graduates, or those looking to join our exceptional business services team.

 

Vacancies - France Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

 

Vacancies - Germany Open

The firm is recruiting across its offices in Hamburg, Munich and Frankfurt. WFW in Germany works with the best and brightest legal professionals, aiding career development through complex and challenging projects conducted in a collaborative working environment.

Visit our German Recruitment Microsite

 

Vacancies - Greece Open

The Athens office is hiring 1-2 Greek trainees for 12-18 month training contracts, commencing September 2017. Excellent English required. Please apply prior to or during training period.

Please send applications to Dimitra Kaoura.

Vacancies - Hong Kong Open

Graduate Recruitment

In Hong Kong, Watson Farley & Williams takes on two trainees, four winter interns and six summer interns each year. Interns undertake an immersive programme, starting with the firm in either in December, July or August, and gaining experience in each department over the duration of two weeks. Graduates start in September and are taken through a comprehensive training programme including three eight-month seats – in Corporate, Finance and Dispute Resolution. During one of these seats, there may be the opportunity for a two-to-three month international secondment to the firm’s offices in either Singapore or Bangkok.

Apply for a summer internship

Apply for the graduate training programme


Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

Vacancies - Italy Open

Associate – Corporate, Milan

Our Corporate group is looking to expand its capability in the Milan office with the recruitment of an Associate.

Requirements:

  • Two/three years’ experience in Corporate and M&A, and particularly in due diligence and contracts activity.
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Please send your application along with your track record to: infoitaly@wfw.com

Associate – Corporate, Milano

Per il nostro Dipartimento di Corporate, siamo alla ricerca di una figura qualificata da inserire nel nostro team su Milano.

Requisiti:

  • 2/3 anni di esperienza in ambito corporate ed M&A. Il candidato ideale deve avere competenza in attività di due diligence e contrattualistica nazionale ed internazionale.
  • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata

Inviare la propria candidatura completo di track record a: infoitaly@wfw.com

Junior Associate– Tax, Milan

We are offering a four-six period stage in our Tax Department in Milan.

Requirements:

  • One/two years’ experience national and international tax matters and in Italian compliance activities
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Please send your application to: infoitaly@wfw.com

Junior Associate – Tax, Milano

Offriamo un’esperienza di stage di 4-6 mesi nel nostro Dipartimento di Tax su Milano.

Requisiti:

  • Esperienza di 1/2 anni in materia di fiscalità nazionale e internazionale e di compliance maturata presso studi commercialisti o legali.
  • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata

Inviare la propria candidatura a: infoitaly@wfw.com

Trainee – Banking & Finance, Milan

Our  Banking & Finance is looking to expand its capability in the Milan office with the recruitment of two Trainees.

Requirements:

  • Experience in Banking & Finance sector
  • Excellent verbal and written English

Please send your application to: infoitaly@wfw.com

Trainee – Banking & Finance, Milano

Per il nostro Dipartimento di Banking & Finance, siamo alla ricerca di due trainee da inserire nel nostro team su Milano.

Requisiti:

  • Esperienza in ambito Banking & Finance
  • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese scritta e parlata

Inviare la propria candidatura a: infoitaly@wfw.com

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our Italian teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Please send your application to infoitaly@wfw.com.

Candidatura spontanea

Siamo sempre alla ricerca di nuovi talenti. Invia la tua candidatura a infoitaly@wfw.com. Se il tuo profilo risponderà alle nostre esigenze, sarai ricontattato.

Vacancies - Singapore Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

Vacancies - Spain Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

Vacancies - Thailand Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

Vacancies - United Arab Emirates Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.

Vacancies - United Kingdom Open

AllHires

The firm’s point of difference is the quality of our people. We are seeking talent right across the business, in both legal and business services roles. Ideal candidates will enjoy a challenge, like working as part of a dynamic team, and want to use their skills in an entrepreneurial environment. Our current vacancies are shown on AllHires, a market-leading online application portal.

Visit our AllHires portal

 

Graduate recruitment

The firm’s graduate recruitment programme aims to identify the best and brightest legal graduates to bring into our trainee programme, and support and aid their development through to qualification.

Trainees will learn by working alongside leading lawyers in their respective sectors on challenging and important work, providing opportunities to improve their legal skills, develop their commercial awareness and gain a depth and breadth of experience often unavailable in other firms.

Visit our UK Graduate Trainee Microsite

Vacancies - United States of America Open

Speculative applications

We are always searching for new talent to join our teams and welcome speculative applications. If we don’t have a position for you at the moment, we may have one in the near future. Click here to send us your CV.