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HFW Open Days

We run a number of open days throughout the year to enable you to visit our office and meet our people.

15 December 2016
This open day is for individuals who are considering applying to HFW for vacation schemes and training contracts. To attend this event you should be in at least your penultimate year of a law degree or your final year of a non-law degree. We welcome individuals who have already graduated or who are considering law as a second career.

Over the course of the day, we will provide an insight into our firm and our sectors, as well as networking opportunities and skills sessions. We will also provide hints and tips on applying to HFW for vacation schemes and training contracts.

To apply please email us your CV and an answer to the following question:

"What do you think it really means to work at an international law firm, and why does international law appeal to you?"

Your answer should be no longer than 250 words.

Please send your responses to grad.recruitment@hfw.com by 2 December 2016, specifying "HFW open day" in the subject heading of your email. We will screen applications in line with our recruitment criteria and invites will be sent out in w/c 5 December 2016.

28 March 2017 – Insight day for first year law students and penultimate year non-law students
The insight day is for first year law students and penultimate year non-law students who are considering careers in law. Over the course of the insight day we will provide you with an introduction to commercial law and to HFW. You will also have opportunities to meet our Trainees and find out more about the recruitment process for training contracts and what it means to work at an international law firm.

To apply please email us your CV and an answer to the following question:

"What are the top three skills needed by an international lawyer, and why are those skills important?"

Your answer should be no longer than 250 words.

Please send your responses to grad.recruitment@hfw.com by 1 March 2017, specifying "HFW insight day" in the subject heading of your email. We will screen applications in line with our recruitment criteria and invites will be sent out in w/c 6 March 2017.