Regardless of your role, you’ll be able to drive a thriving career, with continual development opportunities, so that you can flourish in all areas.
From your first day as an Associate, you’ll be immersed in world-class learning programmes and stretch assignments designed to give you the broad range of skills you need to become an expert in your field. Day-to-day you’ll find yourself part of a supportive team who work together and use their deep sector expertise, both in the UK and internationally, to find innovative solutions to complex legal problems.
With a strong focus on technical delivery, you’ll benefit from in-depth knowledge sessions on ground breaking case studies and changes in the law, delivered by subject matter experts. Bespoke skills development focuses on your role as a commercial business lawyer, supported by mentoring and coaching programmes.
The transition from associate to senior associate begins with a core skills programme. You’ll explore your personal brand, your role in business development, how to exceed client expectations and build your business as a partner or senior counsel.
Alongside your cohort of other senior associates you will take part in the year-long leadership academy.
Your learning and developing journey continues here. Through our Always Learning leadership programme, you will receive targeted development in skills to create valuable relationships with colleagues and clients and to lead our business.
You’ll also receive individual coaching on a wide range of topics as well as valuable opportunities to mentor and be mentored.
Whether you’re completing bespoke training, using our Always Learning portal, or enjoying our regular lunch and learns, you’ll continually stretch yourself here.
As a paralegal, you’ll thrive on a varied professional life working closely alongside partners and associates.
Every day you’ll apply your expertise and insight to a wide range of challenging work for some of the world’s leading businesses.
As a global firm we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to work closely with their colleagues around the world. Our programme of secondments and training help to ensure a truly global focus across the teams.View our international programmes
From day one, you’ll be given all the support you need to become a world-class professional.
You’ll be empowered to develop your skills and build powerful personal connections across the firm with tools, opportunities, programmes, academies and exciting stretch assignments.
As a business professional, you’ll be recognised and rewarded for the role you play in delivering outstanding client service and driving innovation across our sectors and strategic projects.
You’ll also receive all the support you need to reach your full potential, with great benefits and flexible ways of working so you can live a balanced life.
Taylor Wessing has provided a structured learning and training program to help manage the transition from associate to senior associate, which has ensured I have the right skills and the confidence to step up. There are workshops and other training opportunities held throughout the year, targeting specific skills at different points in your career. The training is a good mix of internal and external providers.
Whilst working in our Disputes & Investigations team alongside a vast array of talented lawyers, this support has allowed me to take on a large amount of responsibility early on and continually develop new skills and grow professionally.
Working collaboratively and coherently on high profile regulatory investigations is imperative, given there often large size and complexity. Each day brings its own legal and organisational challenges, but with the continued support of the firm and my colleagues around me, Taylor Wessing is truly a firm where an individual can enjoy a rewarding legal career.
Taylor Wessing offers a broad range of training opportunities, including excellent internal and external speakers, that are open to everyone at the firm and cover a variety of topics from sector focused case law updates to effective legal drafting. Thanks to that I can focus my development on the areas I find interesting but that will also be beneficial to my clients.
The holistic approach to the development of associates is invaluable in our growth, enables us to be more commercially astute and prepares us for the next steps in our careers early on.
Our recruitment team is dedicated to ensuring a smooth and efficient recruitment process for all our graduate, business services, and qualified lawyers roles. We welcome direct candidate applications and a member of our recruitment team will be delighted to hear from you should you be interested in joining our firm. If you have any questions about a role at Taylor Wessing, or would like to discuss what opportunities might be available to you, please contact a member of the team or email us.