- 2,500+ people
- 21 countries
- 45 offices
At Kennedys, we develop careers in an innovative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices.
We strive to celebrate diversity, empower our people and ensure everyone can bring their authentic selves to work. We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust, where diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority. We recognise that many of our people want to work for an employer that is aligned to their values, which is why we are building an inclusive culture, decarbonising our operations and supporting our people to thrive at work. Our people are the key to driving this change and helping us to make a difference to our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work.
We welcome and encourage applications from candidates directly. If you’d like to talk to us about working in any of our global offices contact us.
We are always on the lookout for ambitious, enthusiastic lawyers. At Kennedys, we welcome people who are not only great lawyers, but who can fully embrace our values.
We offer a transparent career path. Our partner and senior associate (or equivalent) promotion process and criteria are clearly communicated. We are proud that many of our partners, including our Senior Partner, began their life in law as trainees with us.
We value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they appreciate our warm, friendly, human approach. You’ll be given lots of opportunity to build your own personal client relationships at Kennedys, and we encourage you to do so.
Are you looking to start your legal career and wondered what it is like to work at a global law firm? Find out by completing Kennedys Virtual Work Experience Programme. For more information and to enrol click here.
Our training programmes are designed to develop lawyers who will be the future of Kennedys. Our atmosphere is friendly and supportive and our relationships are built on trust. We’re looking for school leavers and graduates that are collaborative and enthusiastic team players.
Business services and secretarial employees are integral to our success.
We are looking for ambitious, committed and enthusiastic people, no matter what your industry background.
We offer career opportunities for business services and secretarial professionals with a variety of experience and responsibility. Our working environment is truly friendly and professional, and you will have a wide range of opportunities for career development.
Capturing the Greatness
Our careers film highlights that our global strength is centred around how talented and important each and every one of our employees is.
Kennedys Careers – Capturing the Greatness