United Kingdom Business Professionals

Why join us

We recruit enterprising, talented and ambitious team players who share our commitment to providing the highest possible level of service and added value to our clients. We require integrity and a high level of responsibility from our people. We value enthusiasm and a proactive approach, the ability to innovate and be a team player, and an aptitude for analytical and creative thinking. Our business services professionals have outstanding academic and professional qualifications, and we expect each of them to contribute to the collegial and supportive atmosphere. 

At White & Case, we strive to achieve excellence in everything we do. Our London office provides an extensive range of services, and plays an integral role in maintaining our reputation as a respected and ambitious global law firm. 

We are proud of our achievements—revenue of more than US$1.5 billion, three practices rated Band 1 in Chambers Global, top ranked for diversity and pro bono programmes—but we will not rest on our laurels. Last year, we launched an ambitious five-year growth strategy that will strengthen our position as a top-of-mind firm for global clients—and an employer of choice for top talent. The London office is a key pillar in that strategy contributing more than £290 million in revenue.

As a high-stretch, high-reward organisation, leadership and performance support are important to us. Our naturally diverse teams of talented professionals are given the opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting international projects. The work is challenging but rewarding, with a focus on ongoing professional development, an engaging work environment and the chance to really make a difference. 

The Firm recognises that our employees spend a significant part of their everyday lives at the workplace. That’s why we provide excellent benefits and maintain a positive and friendly work environment, support ongoing personal and professional development and reward outstanding achievements. 

Our culture

We have a diverse, enriching and enjoyable work culture. Our employees represent 97 nationalities and speak 89 languages, which is vital to our ability to effectively represent our diverse clients throughout the world. We offer an open-door, collaborative culture that fosters strong internal working relationships across our offices worldwide.

We go a long way to attract talent and to make sure that our people have a fulfilling personal and professional experience at the Firm. Our affinity groups and women’s networks offer their members the opportunity to support and mentor each other and also focus on talent management. We benefit from a number of global and local diversity programmes that help the Firm consistently achieve top international rankings on diversity.

Our employees are active in a number of Firm-led and collaborative initiatives aimed at making a significant impact on diversity.

Learn more about our Diversity and Women’s Initiative

Global Citizenship

Through our Global Citizenship Initiative, you can feel proud of being part of a Firm that takes its responsibilities as a global citizen seriously and, by leveraging our unique global footprint and ability to collaborate across borders, does work that makes a tangible difference on a wide range of social and environmental issues.

Many of our team building activities have a charitable or volunteer focus. In London, we support our Charity Partner KIDS, which is a leading children’s disability charity, through focused fundraising, volunteering and pro bono assistance.  

We invite you to read more in our Global Citizenship Review.

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White & Case has also given me the opportunity to travel to many different countries and be part of a variety of different projects that have developed my overall skill set considerably.

Debbie Beetz
Finance Department, London
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White & Case has provided me with the opportunity to gain fantastic international work experience and the support to drive my career in new and interesting directions.

Matthew Kiley
Strategic Initiatives, London
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One of the reasons I was originally attracted to White & Case was its global footprint. On a day-to-day basis I could be speaking to colleagues in Asia, Europe or the Americas.

Tom Lavin
Marketing Operations, London

Roles

We recruit for a wide variety of positions. Find out more about each one.

At White & Case the marketing and business development professionals work closely with partners and others to grow the Firm’s revenue. This includes developing a deep understanding of the practice or industries supporting key clients, identifying new business opportunities and responding to client requests for proposals, developing marketing communications campaigns, press and internal communications and design. To succeed here you need to be exceptional in your field, committed to excellence and fearless in your approach.

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White & Case’s finance department provides a professional business support service, with responsibilities including planning, organising, auditing, accounting for and controlling the Firm’s finances. Members of our finance team strive to achieve the highest standards of service while lowering costs and maintaining effective control of the Firm.

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People are an integral part of White & Case. Our team of HR professionals works alongside partners to create an engaged and effective workforce and ensure delivery of our global strategy. We believe in a culture of collaboration and mutual support, where employees can pursue opportunities for personal and professional development. Areas of specialism include:

  • Learning and development
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Mobility 
  • Recruitment
  • Benefits 

 

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Our London IT team works closely with the wider global technology services department to provide operations and business systems support for White & Case’s cutting-edge technology services, with technical disciplines including:

  • IT support and training
  • Audio-visual support
  • Business applications support
  • Configuration and project management
  • Networking and telephony support

 

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Our operations team manages a variety of essential services that ensure the office runs smoothly and employees and clients alike enjoy a safe and comfortable environment. 

Key areas of responsibility include general administrative support; premises management; office services support; guest services; health, safety and environment; and corporate travel services. 

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White & Case practice assistants are a valuable resource, providing flexible, high quality and comprehensive workflow management and organisational services to support lawyers and fellow team members. Employees are expected to gain a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirements, allowing them to maintain excellent standards of service.  

Part of a three-tiered administrative function, alongside document specialist and administrative assistant roles, our practice assistants collaborate proactively to improve working processes, anticipate the needs of clients and colleagues, and take initiative where appropriate.

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Applying in London

We welcome direct applications. To search for a role at White & Case, please click on apply online and, if suitable, submit your CV and cover letter via our Taleo careers portal.

Benefits

We offer a flexible portfolio of benefits, services and programmes designed to support you in your career goals and lifestyle requirements. Some of the benefits currently available include:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Group income protection insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Group personal pension plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Group critical illness insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Retail vouchers
  • Dental coverage
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Health account (which includes options for gym membership)
  • Give as you earn
  • Employee support service
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Private GP services
  • Cycle to work
  • Flexible holidays
  • Car leasing
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Health and well-being checks

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