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Who are Freshfields?

We solve the most complex challenges for some of the world’s most dynamic organisations, using our knowledge, experience and energy to help them seize their most important opportunities.

Whether it’s entering new markets, defending corporate reputations or managing multijurisdictional regulation, at Freshfields you’ll be breaking new legal ground to help our clients go further.

Being Freshfields means committing to our values, including treating everyone with respect, consideration and courtesy, as well as working together to deliver exceptional service that helps our clients make confident decisions.



Eight-seat trainee associate programme

Opportunities at Freshfields

Freshfields’s unique eight-seat trainee associate programme offers our trainee associates experience of high-profile, exciting work (including pro bono opportunities), providing the best opportunities to become an excellent lawyer.

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Our application process

How do I apply?

Get tips on the process and what to expect. Apply for the trainee associate programme, vacation scheme and workshops via our online application portal.

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If you have any queries about our application process, trainee associate programme, vacation scheme, SQE or working at Freshfields, our FAQs below should have the answer.