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Linklaters LLP - New York, New York

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2015 Prior Summer
2016 Prior Summer
Entry-level 22 22 17 17 13
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 0 0 1 0 0
Lateral Associates 11 1 12 0 0
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Post-Clerkship 0 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 1 0 1 0 1
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 20 1 15 2 25
1Ls 3 0 3 0 1

Number of 2016 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 15
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 15
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When after 12/1 should 1Ls apply? December 1
Are split summers allowed? Case-by-case
Comments regarding Hiring We require a minimum of 9 weeks as a summer associate.

2016 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2018 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2020 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2018 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2020? No
Do you accept applications for the 2018 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2018 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? We review applications year round.

Domestic LL.M.s

Do you hire US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas? Tax

Foreign LL.M.s

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas? Latin American Finance
When should LL.M.s submit applications? By way of New York LL.M. job fairs.
Preferred application materials Candidates should submit their resume, law school transcript, cover letter and writing sample.
General Hiring Criteria Top 25% of class.

Interest in commercial litigation, banking, regulatory, international governance, restructuring/insolvency, antitrust, corporate, securities, finance, project finance, structured finance and tax.

Spoken and written fluency in any of the following languages is a plus: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.
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List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall) Lavender Law Career Fair
Northeast BLSA Job Fair

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2016 12
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2016 2