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Careers in London

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Working in London

London has a reputation as a preeminent hub for financial services, corporate transactions and disputes. And so do we.

Hogan Lovells London office interior 2Our London office plays a critical role in our global business and in bridging connections between the U.S. and EMEA. We are embedded in the City, trusted advisors to our clients, and recognized as market leaders operating at the intersection of business and government. Our ambitious and supportive culture helps us attract and retain outstanding talent across our UK teams.  It is no coincidence that we are ranked 3rd in’s UK A-List of Best Law Firms to Work in both 2022 and 2023.

Discover a variety of exciting career opportunities where you can forge new networks, expand your knowledge and skills and thrive. Whether you are just starting out in your career and are seeking an apprenticeship or training contract or are already an experienced lawyer or a business professional looking for a new challenge, you'll be part of a world-class and diverse team that makes deals happen at the forefront of the law.

What we do

We act for many of the world’s largest and most influential corporations and financial institutions, and our work on complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions regularly places us at the heart of exciting and high-profile deals. Our strategic advice in ground-breaking disputes has both clarified English law and set precedents for future cases. Our strength and depth of client offering is balanced across our four key practice areas — Corporate & Finance; Disputes; Global Regulatory; and Intellectual Property, Media & Technology. Our sector expertise — particularly in Automotive & Mobility, Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Services, Life Sciences & Consumer, and Technology & Telecoms — coupled with our commercial understanding makes us uniquely placed to help clients anticipate the UK’s ever-changing regulatory environment. We are unwavering in focus when it comes to helping our clients navigate and thrive in uncertain times.

Our award-winning pro bono team advises on many of the most significant and ground-breaking pro bono cases globally, and our community investment activities are part of day-to-day life at the firm. Through our HL Business and Social Enterprise practice, we also act for innovators and entrepreneurs in the impact economy. There are opportunities for everyone to actively engage in our responsible business efforts, whatever your role or location.

Are you exploring a career in law, seeking to elevate your career as an experienced lawyer, looking to grow your skills within our Business Team? Define your Future. Find out more about our current opportunities here.

It is the policy of Hogan Lovells to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of racial or ethnic origin, religion, sex, gender and gender identity, age, sexual orientation, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy, or disability.

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Graduates and Students

We know that finding the right firm for you is one of the most important decisions you’ll make at the start of your career in law.

That’s why we don’t just offer training contracts. You can find out more about our training contracts, as well as the opportunities available to graduates, vacation schemes and apprenticeships by visiting our graduate recruitment website.

We work across an extensive range of sectors and practice areas. Our clients range from global multinational organizations to emerging companies, who invent new sectors all over the world. If you want to work at the forefront of some of the most exciting sectors globally, in a firm that is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, come and meet with us on campus, online or in our London office.

Our mission is to support the next generation of legal talent to be successful. To help you prepare for your journey we have created a series of webinars to allow you to learn more about the firm and our application and selection process. You can also discover more about our thoughts, insights, and experiences from our legal experts through our podcast series.

Our virtual internship programmes offer insight into the type of work you would do as a trainee solicitor and give you an opportunity hone your commercial awareness and legal research skills.




Define your Future

Find out more about our opportunities available to students and graduates.

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Experienced lawyers

If you are interested in becoming part of a truly global, collaborative team of legal professionals, your journey begins here.  Find out more about our current opportunities.

Recruitment agencies should contact a member of the recruitment team to enquire about current needs and to submit a candidate to the firm.

We offer lawyers in the UK the opportunity to join a leading global law firm and excel in their chosen practice area. We lead on complex and often high-profile matters, many of which are multi-jurisdictional and provide our lawyers with opportunities to work with colleagues on a global basis. You may also have the opportunity to undertake a secondment to one of our other international offices or to one of our clients.

Our hiring process for lawyers and other legal professionals applies to those seeking the below positions:

  • Associates and Senior Associates
  • Knowledge Lawyers
  • Paralegals and other fee earning support roles

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Our global Business Team

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Our global Business Team is vital to the firm’s success. In the UK, our Conflicts and Compliance, Finance, Information Technology, Knowledge, Legal Operations, Marketing and Business Development, Office Services, People, and Secretarial Services functions work collaboratively to provide strategic and seamless support to our partners and other teams internally. We are focused on attracting and retaining top talent; those with drive, an innovative mindset, and who will contribute to our ambitious and supportive culture.

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