United Kingdom Business Professionals
Are you ready to make your mark with us?
If you're ready to take your career to the next level, you've come to the right place. Joining White & Case in London opens doors to relationships and experiences around the world.
Why join us?
We recruit enterprising, talented and ambitious team players who share our commitment to providing the highest possible level of service to our clients. Our London business professionals play an integral role in maintaining our reputation as a respected and ambitious global law firm.
Our diverse teams of talented people get 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 and collegial work environment, and the chance to really make a difference.
Expect internationally focused work and an experience that will benefit you wherever your career journey takes you.
Make an impact from day one
When you join us, you'll be welcomed through our comprehensive onboarding programmes, integrated into our collegial teams and introduced to the formal and informal support that we have in place to help you to succeed.
Together, we are creating an environment where people thrive, feel like they belong and are supported to make their mark. We know there is always more to do, so we are each expected to contribute to our diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture.
Pioneering, united, human—these are the three values that shape our distinctive culture and differentiate us from other law firms. Our values capture the spirit of our Firm and guide the behaviours and actions that enable us to deliver on the promises we make to our clients and our people.
We seize opportunities to innovate. We're passionate about personal growth, and we accelerate careers with work opportunities, training, coaching and mentoring. You'll learn from the very best legal minds in the industry.
We care about each other and the world around us. It is our aim to provide you with the opportunities and platform to do great work and own your career. It's about empowering you to be the best you can be, wherever the future may lead you.
Our commitment to diversity
Our eight affinity networks are open to everyone in London and around the world, including allies. You'll be joining welcoming, friendly communities dedicated to identifying personal and professional development and networking opportunities, including coaching and mentoring.
These networks are also forums to raise concerns, challenges or provide feedback, and to advocate for change. In London, the following networks have active chapters:
- EMEA Black Affinity Network
- Spectrum LGBTQ+ Affinity Network
- ALLiance Women's network
- LINK Multicultural Affinity Network
Make your mark on the world. At White & Case, we aspire to make a real difference in our communities and have a positive impact on the world. We do this through a range of Global Citizenship activities—and when you join us, you can too.
We encourage our people to make a positive impact on the communities where we live and work, the countries we operate in and the planet we share.
- See who we help with pro bono legal advice and why
- Discover where we invest our time and resources through volunteering and charity
- Find out about our legal education work to empower people around the world
- Explore what we're doing as a responsible business to ensure fairer and more ethical ways of working
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.
Marketing Operations, London
A career at White & Case offers more than just your next role. You'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects and be supported from day one, with access to development and growth opportunities for you to truly own your career and make your mark.
Associate Director, Recruitment EMEA, London
Roles with our Business Services teams
With a keen understanding of the commercial drivers influencing both our sector as well as that of our clients, our Business Development team is committed to growing and developing relationships with some of the world's most respected and well-established institutions and businesses, as well as startups, governments and state-owned entities.
The Business Intelligence team is responsible for providing strategic insights and analytics to support our business development efforts and enhance our client service. They play a critical role in helping the Firm make data-driven decisions that enhance our competitiveness and support our growth. A highly skilled team of professionals, they have expertise in data analysis, business intelligence tools and database management.
Our Finance team acts as a business partner to the Firm's senior leadership to drive profitable growth and help us achieve our strategic goals. Core functions include billing and collecting Firm invoices, statutory accounting for the Firm and for individual offices, creating and distributing management reports, processing payments to vendors or reimbursements to employees and managing for our people.
The legal landscape is changing rapidly and our Knowledge team keeps the Firm at the forefront of the latest innovation. We help lawyers work smarter as they deliver world-class client service. Our work ranges from helping to leverage the latest legal, client and market knowledge to providing front-line support for legal teams in their client work.
Our Marketing team is responsible for developing and executing our marketing and communications strategies and in enhancing its brand reputation. We support the Firm's business development efforts, attract new clients and retain existing ones.
We work collaboratively to create and implement marketing campaigns across a variety of channels, including print, digital and social media.
Our Operations team manages a variety of essential services that ensure that both the office and the Firm runs smoothly, and employees and clients alike enjoy a safe and comfortable working environment. They are responsible for the provision and management of all our office premises, all general office services and equipment, guest services (reception, concierge and hospitality), security, travel services, business continuity and more.
Trusted advisor or career coach, project manager or strategist, recruitment administrator, talent expert or experienced generalist? As part of our global People team, you can expect to utilise and develop your skills across every aspect of human resources and talent management. Our local, regional and business unit-aligned teams are supported by global centres of expertise for Recruitment, Graduate Resourcing & Development, Learning & Development, HR Operations, Benefits & Well-being and other specialists.
Our practice assistants are a valuable resource and provide flexible, high-quality and comprehensive workflow management and organisational services to support fee-earners and fellow team members. Part of a three-tiered administrative function, alongside document specialists 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.
Our Pricing team is a well-established department that is responsible for developing pricing strategies for the Firm's legal services. They are responsible for analysing market trends, assessing the costs associated with providing legal services and developing pricing strategies that balance the Firm's profitability with the value delivered to clients. They work collaboratively with other departments within the Firm to ensure that pricing decisions align with the Firm's overall business objectives.
Our Technology team works closely with the wider Global Technology Services department to provide operations and business systems support to the Firm's cutting-edge technology services and in turn, plays a key role in enabling our lawyers in practising law around the world. Our team covers three functions: Business Services—that maintains, develops and supports our enterprise systems; Operations—that designs, builds and supports our communications and data centre operations; and Technology Support—that provides desktop, audio visual and training support.
Inside White & Case
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Did you know that Finance, HR, IT, Business Development and other professionals work alongside our lawyers in our London office, often as part of the same team? These are just some of the vital roles that are essential to our Firm's success. We asked our recruiters to share some of their top insights into why you should consider White & Case for your next move.
Your professional development
We are committed to supporting your career by providing access to the experiences, relationships and training that will help you develop and progress during your time here. The rest is up to you.
Our approach to development is both holistic and comprehensive. Not only does it include formal training, we also provide mentoring, leadership training and a dedicated in-house Coaching Office.
We believe that consistent high performance merits reward and support. Our compensation package and benefits are designed to support your changing needs and priorities across different life stages.