Research assistant

Start your career at FPS as a research assistant and further develop your legal qualifications: during your studies, alongside a doctorate or while waiting for your legal clerkship or LLM course. You will support our lawyers, handle enquiries regarding complex legal issues, carry out extensive research and participate in large-scale projects.


  • Teamwork
    Immediate integration into the team and involvement in challenging tasks in cooperation with your mentor
  • Opportunities for publication
    In legal journals and on the FPS blog
  • FPS Young Professional Lectures
    Regular lectures and workshops on exam-relevant topics
  • FPS Law Case
    Provision of literature to prepare for the exam
  • Social events
    Firm events, after-work events, legal clerk and RA lunches, etc.

In practice

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„Ich wurde von Anfang an wunderbar bei FPS aufgenommen und konnte mein Vorwissen durch viele praxisrelevante Aspekte ergänzen.“

Esther Kuhn, ehem. wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin




Benefits for research assistants

Flexible working time models

Adapting your work to your life: with our flexible and individual working models, your professional and private life can fit together perfectly.


The legal world is always changing. We offer you regular training courses to ensure that you are ideally prepared for new challenges.

Health and sports

With your EGYM Wellpass membership, you can enjoy exercise and well-being throughout the country.

Mentoring programme

Practical experience with the pros: experienced lawyers are there to advise you at the start of your career.

Snacks and drinks

It’s not easy to work on an empty stomach, which is why we make sure you’re always catered for.

Social events

Interact, exchange ideas, have fun together: working relationships can soon turn into friendships at our numerous social events. 

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Special deals

From technology to travel and lifestyle items: you can benefit from a wide range of exclusive offers on our FPS deals portal.

Any questions?

Feel free to get in touch with our HR teams if you have any questions or suggestions. We will be happy to hear from you. However, please ensure you submit your application directly via the application form on our website. This is the only way we can process it promptly. 

Jörg Kadesch
Eschersheimer Landstraße 25-27
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Katharina Imfeld
Senior Associate
Eschersheimer Landstraße 25-27
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Nadja Kretschmer
Eschersheimer Landstraße 25-27
60322 Frankfurt am Main