Legal operations graduate program

About the team Legal Operations is one of the fastest growing areas in the legal services sector and crucial to any innovative firm. As a trainee analyst, you’ll utilise the benefits of technology and data to improve legal services and deliver cost certainty for our clients.
Practical experience
During the 18-month program, you'll rotate through three different disciplines in Legal Operations & Transformations, including Legal Project Management; Pricing & Analytics; Legal Transformation or Client Advisory. Supported by close supervision and training, you’ll work on real-world client and internal matters.
Foundational training in major disciplines
This training course was especially designed for Legal Operations professionals; topics include: innovation & the legal industry; legal project management; pricing; legal process improvement & creative problem-solving; legal design and communications; legal technology; consulting skills and client advisory; change management; and leadership.
Where you'll go next
On successful completion of the program, you’ll start as an Analyst in one of our Legal Operations & Transformations teams, using your new skills to support our clients and Lawyers. In partnership with your mentor, you’ll help to decide which discipline best suits your strengths and skills.

Hear from our graduates

Jessica XIE
The Legal Operations Graduate Program has really opened my eyes to a world of career opportunities for non-legal professionals. It is a truly exciting time to be part of a function at the forefront of driving efficiency, innovation and change within HSF and legal industry. My time as a Legal Ops Grad has given me an invaluable experience and relationships across multiple practice groups, business areas and clients.”
Jessica XIE, Legal Operations Graduate
Who should apply Applications for the 2025 program will open in March 2024.

​​​​​​​Well-rounded graduates from any discipline are welcome to apply to our Legal Operations program. To be successful, you’ll need to be a strong communicator, analytical thinker and problem-solver, with an ability to effectively plan projects, learn new systems and adapt to a rapidly evolving sector.