Allen Overy is a good law firm

Allen & Overy LLP

During your studies


Interns get an insight into the day-to-day work of a commercial law firm, gain professional experience and make valuable contacts. Allen & Overy offers paid internships between 4 and 12 weeks. And all year round, at all locations, in all areas of law. The law firm attaches great importance to involving interns in the actual day-to-day work of a business lawyer. During the internship you will have a personal mentor who will look after you and give you feedback.

Student job

Students can also work at Allen & Overy as part of a part-time job.

Talent program

A job at Allen & Overy does not end on the last working day. The law firm maintains contact with the former interns, academic staff and trainee lawyers (m / f) beyond their active time.

Allen & Overy has launched a special talent program for this purpose. This offers:

  • Exclusive events for participants in the program
  • Participation in internal trainings, workshops and lectures
  • Personal, individual coaching and mentoring
  • Direct line to Allen & Overy employees
  • Doctoral thesis support, including access to Allen & Overy's own libraries
  • if desired, information on suitable vacancies


In legal clerkship

Training program

A specially developed training program prepares trainees a structured preparation for the second state examination!

Legal sideline

Allen & Overy offers interested prospective lawyers - trainee lawyers and doctoral students - the opportunity to work on a part-time basis in almost all areas of practice and at almost all locations in Germany.

Foreign station

With 44 offices in 31 countries, Allen & Overy has numerous opportunities to spend a station abroad. The prerequisite is that you have already successfully completed a job in a German office.

Legal or elective position

Allen & Overy trains over 100 trainee lawyers over the course of the year in the legal or elective positions. A station, but also, for example, a part-time job accompanying a doctorate, offers the opportunity to get to know the law firm and work in a large law firm. Many of the attorneys currently active there have already worked as trainee lawyers at Allen & Overy.


Career entry

As a modern international law firm with an excellent reputation, Allen & Overy offers demanding tasks and challenging mandates that assist newcomers right from the start - both on a national and international level. In many practice areas and at almost all locations, there are entry opportunities for young lawyers and experienced lawyers. More info.

Work & Life

The topics of flexible work design and work-life balance are an integral part of the firm's strategy. Allen & Overy offers part-time models, home office, study leave, daycare, sports and health promotion, parental leave for fathers and much more.


Allen & Overy attaches great importance to offering a holistic training program. The Business School Germany program is based on three pillars:

  1. Practice group-specific training
  2. Cross-practical training
  3. Global programs

Diversity & Culture

Talent, ideas, visions or ambition: Allen & Overy likes things colorful - regardless of gender, skin color, age or sexual orientation. The law firm lives diversity and gives everyone a chance.

In addition to attractive remuneration, working at Allen & Overy offers many non-monetary advantages.


With a global alumni program, the Allen & Overy network will continue to exist even after an employee leaves. More info