Careers/Freshfields Legal/Intern


We like to say our people make our firm. We are a people business. Our recruitment process goes far beyond appraising technical skills or a cv: our goal is rather to get to know the people we are to hire, the people that will make the future of our firm.


We offer you exciting career opportunities.

Put into practice the knowledge you have learned so far and experience at first-hand how daily professional life is organized in an international law firm. Get to know our lawyers, gain an insight into the day-to-day work of an international commercial law firm and find out all about your entry and career opportunities with us.

We receive applications all year round for Summer internships during the months of June or July and we have placement agreements with many universities in Spain.

You can apply via We’re always on the look-out for world-class talented students to join our team in Madrid.




How to become a part of the team?
Which documents do I have to upload for my application?

Your complete application should include a cover letter, your CV and your academic records from your Law degree.

What is the English level required?

A minimum C1 level is a must.

How long does the recruitment process take?

It usually takes 1 month but it can take longer.

What are the different steps in the recruitment process?

There are 4 steps: a telephone interview, a personal interview with HR, an interview with lawyers and a case study.

How do I know that you have received my application?

You will receive an automatic response.

Can I send my application via email?

Yes, you can also send your application to