4 rookies to go overseas from subsequent month

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is to renew its worldwide trainee secondments subsequent month having put them on maintain because the onset of the pandemic.

4 of the agency’s trainees are to go on secondment overseas in March 2021, a spokesperson confirmed. The agency’s coverage will then stay underneath evaluation till the following batch of secondments in September.

Particulars of the trainees’ locations are unclear because of the altering nature of COVID restrictions. Previously, trainees have frolicked within the agency’s abroad workplaces in Europe, the Center East and Asia, our Firms Most List exhibits.

HSF is monitoring journey and quarantine necessities, whereas additionally following security measures related to every nation.

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Elsewhere within the Metropolis, White & Case is continuous to offer trainees with worldwide expertise amidst the worldwide coronavirus pandemic by means of distant secondments. The agency is one among just a few that ensures rookies a six-month abroad seat, and moved to distant secondments last summer.

A White & Case spokesperson advised Authorized Cheek: “We’re monitoring the course of the pandemic intently and holding the preparations for our abroad seats underneath fixed evaluation. We wish our trainees to be positioned abroad, if potential, and there are a variety of things which we’ll proceed to contemplate rigorously. These embrace the standing of the coronavirus and any restrictions in place in each the UK and the vacation spot. Making certain the protection of all our individuals continues to be our high precedence.”

Allen & Overy is one other Metropolis legislation agency that gives trainees a excessive probability of worldwide secondment every year. The magic circle member confirmed it continued to run worldwide secondments for trainees all through the pandemic as applicable to evolving native steerage all over the world. Allen & Overy ensures any trainee that applies to go overseas is obtainable particular person help and briefing on their placement and the impression of the pandemic on it, they mentioned.

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