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how to apply

Everything you need to know about applying to Schoenherr. Get useful tips & tricks as well as answers to the most common questions we receive.

You found the perfect position for yourself? We want to support you as best as possible during the application process. Find answers to some frequently asked questions, as well as tips & tricks you may find useful.




Application process 

After submitting your application, it will be screened by our HR department. Should your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you via e-mail or phone to set up an online or in person interview.

We might include an assessment or ask for work samples depending on the position you apply for. But don't worry, we will keep you up to speed as we move forward with your application.


What can I expect in my job interview?

During the interview we would like to take the chance to get to know you better, find out what drives you, and what plans you have for your professional future. It is also our chance to present the firm to you, to tell you what our work entails and why we enjoy working at Schoenherr.

We know an interview is always exciting – not only for you – we will do our best to make it as comfortable as possible for all of us.

Tip: Find out more about our firm beforehand. You can find a lot of interesting information on our website. Also, think about what you expect from your future job and how we can support you in achieving your goals.



Documents needed for your application

In the course of your application you will be asked to upload the following:

CV with photo in PDF or Word format. Please double-check that your e-mail address and telephone numbers are correct before you submit your application.


Cover Letter (A4 page, max. 3,000 characters) - please make sure to mention the position you are applying for, any relevant experience and your motivation for applying to Schoenherr.

Tip: It makes a good impression if you address the correct contact person found at the end of each job posting.


 Letters of recommendation are equally important. They give us an idea of how you act and interact with others on a day-to-day basis.


 School or university diplomas give us insight into your academic background and achievements, so they are vital for your application.


Additional documents Please feel free to upload any additional information you think will support your application.



Frequently asked questions

We aim to give you feedback in 3-5 days from the date of receiving your application. Sometimes our response may take a little longer, but we will keep you informed on the status of your application.

If there is currently no suitable position available, we invite you to send us an application regardless.

In addition, we suggest that you regularly visit our website for the most up to date information on current job openings, or to follow us on our social media channels (Facebook and LinkedIn), where we keep you posted on our vacancies.

Yes, we encourage you to apply for any position where your skills and background match.

As long as our job postings are on our career page, feel free to apply.

Please use the language of the job posting. Of course, since we are an international firm, you may submit your application in English too.


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