Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Our Vacation Programme is designed to allow you the opportunity to work hands on with directors and associates. During the time that you spend with us, you will job shadow a director or associate. You can expect to attend court hearings and sit in on consultations with clients and counsel. You can also expect to benefit from the various training and development programmes designed specifically for our vacation students.
What we look for
The programme is used as a recruitment tool for articles.
Our Vacation Progarmme attracts applications from the highest calibre law graduates. We recruit those with the imagination, commitment and commercial acumen to excel.
We are an ambitious, expanding international law firm with a clear strategy for the future. To be successful here you will understand and embrace our strategy and our focus on six key industry sectors. You will demonstrate global thinking, commercial acumen and the drive to provide the highest standard of service to clients.
An impeccable academic record and intellectual rigour are prerequisites. You will have an enquiring mind with a profound and genuine interest in the world of international business and the commercial environment of our clients. Your global mindset means that you will embrace the international opportunities on offer.
Your interpersonal skills will be second to none. You will have the confidence to build long term, trusting relationships with clients and colleagues.
In return, you will enjoy exposure to challenging, high profile work in a supportive environment. You will feel motivated by a culture that fosters collaboration, responsibility and professional development from the outset.
The Winter Programme is held in June in all of the South African offices. The Summer Programme is held in December in the Johannesburg office and in January in all three South African offices. Application opening and closing dates can be viewed on the “When to Apply” tab.
The dates for the Summer Vacation Programme are:
25 November - 06 December 2013 in Johannesburg
15 - 28 January 2014 in Johannesburg
16 - 24 January 2014 in Cape Town
20 - 31 January 2014 in Durban
How to ApplyTo find out how you can apply for these vacation programmes please visit the Norton Rose Fulbright website.