Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP


With approximately 1,100 lawyers in 16 offices across the US, Europe and Asia, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing it to bring the right mix of firm wide skill and local market presence to deliver coordinated legal advice to help its clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives.

Established in 1996, Weil’s London office is the largest of its European offices and the hub of its European practice. The office is a leading player in the UK legal market and is consistently regarded as one of the most successful London offices of a US-based law firm. The firm supports a varied client base of European, US and global private equity houses, corporates and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border matters.

Weil’s strategy is focused on long-term investment in recruiting and retaining exceptional talent at all levels. The firm’s people celebrate diversity and inclusion, and its award-winning pro bono programme is deeply ingrained in the firm’s culture.


HR & Recruitment Apprentice. 

Salary & benefits

The salary is £19,000-£21,000 plus sponsorship of CIPD Level 3, via the apprenticeship route.  The role is offered on a Fixed Term Contract basis.


Have (or on track to receive) 5 GCSEs A*-C (4-9) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications. 

Please see job posting for more information. 


Please apply here.

Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP London, UK
25 Feb, 2020
Advanced Apprenticeship
Position:  HR & Recruitment Apprentice Responsible to:  Recruitment Manager Based at:  110 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1AY   The Firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges is a leading international law firm which acts for many of the most successful companies and institutions in the world in their high-stake matters and transactions. Headquartered in New York, we have offices throughout the U.S, Europe and Asia. The London office, established in 1996, has grown to become our second largest, and the hub of our European practice.   Overview This is a brand new role to join a well-established, friendly and welcoming team. We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and client focussed individual to join our supportive and busy team. As an apprentice, you will provide administration support to the Human Resources and Recruitment teams. This apprenticeship is for 16 months initially, whereby you will be fully supported with completing a Level 3 in Human Resources (CIPD).   Key Duties and Responsibilities Generalist HR • Assist and support the Human Resources team with general administration tasks • Alongside the HR Assistant, manage all HR filing and archiving • Maintain the e-files on Desksite project and update the HR Bible • Diary management for the Director of Human Resources and others within the team as required • Monitor incoming post for the Director of Human Resources • Prepare general standard correspondence for members of the team, e.g. letters, references • Preparing induction packs, highlighting any potential issues with the HR Assistant • General administration and “Super-user” of the HR system (Workday), including new joiners, leavers, and changes. Run reports from Workday both for the team and other departments when necessary. Act as primary contact within the team for any queries or problems. Liaise with HR Systems in relation to any issues • Administration of key dates (5 years’ service etc.), wedding gifts, Outstanding Performance Recognition Award scheme and Attendance Award scheme, ordering flowers, eye tests etc. • Provide cover in the absence of the HR Assistant • Continually review existing HR processes and procedures, suggesting any efficiencies or improvements as noticed • Assisting with monthly HR GDPR processes, ensuring employee information is deleted within required timescales • Other ad-hoc projects or duties as required   Lateral Recruitment & Graduate Recruitment • Support the Lateral Recruitment and Graduate Recruitment teams with all aspects of recruitment administration, including: o Interview organisation; face-to-face; Skype and video conference, some with international logistics o Book meeting rooms for interviews o Organise international travel o Additional ad hoc support with Vacation Schemes • Manage the recruitment inbox • Provide all candidates with interview confirmation, upholding an excellent candidate experience throughout • Process candidate interview expenses • Assist in maintaining and managing the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), ensuring it is kept updated at all times • Produce contracts of employment • Ensure callers receive a consistent, high quality service by taking accurate messages and passing them on promptly • Build relationships with third parties (such as recruitment agents, candidates and students), under supervision, by acting as a point of contact • Provide support to the Lateral Recruitment and Graduate Recruitment teams in arranging, coordinating and attending recruitment events • Learn and comply with firm policies and procedures, ensuring compliance particularly with regards to confidentiality, security , data protection and file retention and destruction requirements   Skills and qualifications required • Have (or on track to receive) 5 GCSEs A*-C (4-9) including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications • Strong organisational skills • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy • Excellent grammar and spelling • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel (2010) • High level of confidentiality • Friendly and enthusiastic with a flexible and proactive approach • Self-motivated, with the ability to juggle a number of deadlines • Willingness to learn, grow and develop