Kingsley Napley is committed to ensuring that all members of the firm have access to learning, development and training opportunities to thrive within their role and continuously develop their talent.
We aim to ensure that members of the firm are supported in meeting the demands of the business and to facilitate career development and further enhance their skills.
By choosing to start or progress your legal career at Kingsley Napley, you will be given meaningful, good quality experience, working alongside and being supervised by highly experienced lawyers. Similarly, in our business support services you will work alongside progressive and experienced individuals, get involved with exciting work and projects that are led by the firm and its needs. Our business support teams are integral to the workings of the firm and in driving its success.
Career and personal development at Kingsley Napley is supported by full competency frameworks for every role in the firm so that our people know what is expected of them and what they need to do to develop and progress to the next level. We have promotion policies in place for our lawyers and business support staff so that everyone in the firm understands the process and can take ownership for their own career development with our continuous support.
The firm runs an annual in-house training programme which covers the core skills of being a lawyer (e.g. networking, drafting, fee negotiation) as well as sessions on negotiating, communicating and influencing. The programme also included sessions for personal development and style as well as support for managing and supervising others.