Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


The Graduate Recruiter will provide dedicated support to UK-based client groups and manage

the end-to-end junior talent recruitment and all associated activities, initiatives and programmes.

This role will require significant travel across the UK (7 offices) plus campus activity.


Recruitment of junior talent into client group(s) across the UK: management of candidate pipeline, execution of Assessment Centres, offer generation, providing feedback to candidates

Management of University relationships and campus activity

Project management of strategic programme initiatives (e.g. Insight Days, Clerkship, Internship)

Involvement in design of marketing and attraction materials

Budget management, invoice management

Management of relationship(s) with key Business Sponsors, HR colleagues, Marketing colleagues, external vendors

Active member of International Graduate Team


Previous experience of end-to-end graduate recruitment cycle required (e.g. screening candidates, running Assessment Centres)

Knowledge of the UK academic system required, with preference for previous experience as part of a Global team

Established working relationships with Careers Services preferred

Ability to work well under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines

Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Significant previous experience of managing data and production of reports

Previous knowledge and demonstrable experience of using recruitment systems (e.g. Taleo)

Previous experience of working in a complex, global environment, and demonstrated success of delivering change

Ability to think strategically, whilst pro-actively delivering hands-on results for clients

Active participant in industry networks preferred

Previous experience of running campus diversity initiatives preferred

Proficient user of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.


Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment to you and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-employment screening that can include checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-London

Job: Corporate HR

Schedule: Full-time