Company profile

Allen & Overy is an international law firm with a truly global presence, now spanning 46 offices in 32 countries. We have also developed strong ties with relationship law firms in over 100 countries where we do not have a  presence. This network makes us one of the largest and most connected law firms in the world, with a global reach and local depth that is simply unrivalled.


What are we looking for?

All applicants need to be in possession of the necessary work authorisation for South Africa. We will be looking for the following skills and attributes throughout our selection process:
 
We look for a consistently strong academic performance throughout high school and at university. All candidates must be studying for, or have completed, an LLB Law degree, and have at least one year's academic results to be eligible for consideration. We will ask you to provide all of your degree module grades on our application form.
 
At Allen & Overy we will look for you to demonstrate these core skills:
 
  • A commitment to a career in international commercial law
  • A commitment to and clear articulation of why you want to work at Allen & Overy
  • Commercial awareness of both the law and business
  • Team-working skills
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Drive and motivation to succeed
We will look favourably on applications that show a high level of commitment to extra curricular activity or work experience as well as excellent academic performance.

How to apply

We encourage you to ensure that you are familiar with the application timings, so that you apply within the relevant deadline window. 
Applications for Articles in 2019/2020 are now open and will not close until places are filled.
 
To apply for Articles or Vacation Schemes: 
 
Please email a copy of the following documents to graduaterecruitment.southafrica@allenovery.com to apply:
 
Documents required:
 
  1. A detailed Curriculum Vitae
  2. Copy of full academic transcripts of your LLB qualification to date
  3. Copy of matric results
  4. Copy of I.D and,
  5. Motivational Letter
Please ensure that you are available to start your Articles on the date that the vacancy is advertised, e.g. for Articles 2019/2020, that your academic commitments will be completed and that you are available to start in January 2019/2020 as applicable.
 
Please be aware that early applications are strongly advised and encouraged.
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Closing date : 2018-03-31

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Bursary details

We look for a consistently strong academic performance throughout high school and university (70% aggregate).  All candidates must be studying  towards a relevant law degree and have at least one year's academic results to be eligible for consideration.

Email the following documents to : graduaterecruitment.southafrica@allenovery.com
Motivational letter
CV
ID copy
Matric certificate
Copy of fulll academic trancripts of your qualification to date 
 

Bursary closing date : 2018-07-31

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Work experience details

We look for a consistently strong academic performance throughout high school and university (70 % aggregate and above).

 All candidates must be studying for, or have completed an LLB Law degree and have at least one year's academic results to be eligible for consideration. We will ask you to provide all of your degree module grades on our application form.

We also look for you to demonstrate these core skills: 
 
  • A commitment to a career in international commercial law
  • A commitment to and clear articulation of why you want to work at Allen & Overy 
  • Commercial awareness of both the law and business 
  • Team-working skills 
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • Planning and organisation skills 
  • Drive and motivation to succeed 
We will look favourably on applications that show a high level of commitment to extra-curricular activity and /or work experience as well as excellent academic performance. 
 

 


Work experience closing date : 2018-04-30

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