• £400 per week

CMS First Steps programme 2021


  • Salary

    • £400 per week
  • Type of firm

    City Law Firms

  • Location

    London, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Bristol, Aberdeen, Glasgow

  • Vacancies

    Circa 100

  • Deadline


Take your first steps to a career in law

First Steps is a one-week programme designed specifically for students that have just started university and are considering a career in law. The programme offers an introduction to commercial law and working in a global law firm, comprising of an introduction to CMS, skills sessions and an opportunity to shadow our fee earners. Skills sessions and social events will both enhance your technical, interpersonal and networking skills.  Participants gain real experience in a commercial environment and develop skills needed to succeed as a trainee solicitor at a future facing law firm. 

A supervisor and trainee buddy will be your main point of contact and will provide high quality work which will give you an accurate insight into the work of a trainee solicitor.

Attending our First Steps programme will put you in a strong position to apply for our CMS Academy.

Each student is paid £400 to attend the programme for the week.

Apply online at by 4 January 2020.


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