Vacation Schemes

It’s the best form of legal work experience you can get, half the battle to getting a training contract, and your chance to spend a week inside of a top law firm… behold the vacation scheme. The opportunities to develop your legal skill-set and network with professionals are endless - and you’ll get paid a competitive salary while you do it.

Vacation schemes are open to university students only - however, if you’re not studying law, you’re still eligible to apply. All firms are seeking the highest calibre when it comes to grades, experience and skill set. It’s fair to say that the stakes are high! You'll need to send off an application form, attend at least one interview, and perhaps even an assessment centre, but it will all be worth it.

Check out our range of live vacation scheme opportunities now and get applying. Best of luck!

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Vacation Scheme (2021)

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  • Employer DWF Group Plc Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 30
  • Deadline 22/01/2021
  • Location Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, London

Work placements: June and July 2021

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  • Employer Womble Bond Dickinson Placeholder
  • Salary (Weekly) £250 - £300
  • Salary (Also covered) Travel/Accom
  • Location London, Newcastle, Plymouth, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, Southampton
  • Vacancies 90+
  • Deadline 28/02/2021

Summer Vacation Scheme 2021

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  • Employer Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP Placeholder
  • Salary (London) £400 pw
  • Salary (Hong Kong) 2,500 HKD pw
  • Location London
  • Vacancies Approx 30
  • Deadline 31/01/2021

Open Days

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  • Employer Latham & Watkins Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 60
  • Deadline 07/02/2021
  • Location London

Placement Scheme

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  • Employer Stephenson Harwood Placeholder
  • Salary £380 per week
  • Vacancies 40
  • Deadline 31/01/2021
  • Location London

Vacation Scheme

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  • Employer Macfarlanes LLP Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 55
  • Deadline 31/01/2021
  • Location London

Summer Vacation Scheme 2021

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  • Employer Shoosmiths Placeholder
  • Salary £310
  • Vacancies 40
  • Deadline 28/02/2021
  • Location Henley-on-Thames, Reading, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh, Southampton, Nottingham, Milton Keynes

Insight Scheme

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  • Employer Osborne Clarke LLP Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 40
  • Deadline 28/02/2021
  • Location London, Reading, Bristol

Vacation Scheme 2021

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  • Employer Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLP Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies -
  • Deadline 31/01/2021
  • Location London

A&O First

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  • Employer Allen & Overy Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 30
  • Deadline 11/02/2021
  • Location London

IP Workshop for First Years

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  • Employer Bristows LLP Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies 36
  • Deadline 28/02/2021
  • Location London

ACCESS Scheme

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  • Employer Clifford Chance Placeholder
  • Salary Competitive
  • Vacancies
  • Deadline 21/02/2021
  • Location London

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