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Weil Gotshal & Manges Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Weil. 

Are there any overseas opportunities?

There are opportunities for an overseas seat in New York, Hong Kong or Paris.

Are there any opportunities for first year students?

Weil’s two-day, fast track scheme is a fantastic way to gain an insight into the legal profession and understand the work of a trainee at Weil. Perform well on the scheme and you will be automatically interviewed for a vacation scheme. You can apply for a fast-track scheme if you are a first year law student, second year law student on a four year course, or a penultimate year non-law student. Remuneration of £100 per day.

Will I receive a maintenance allowance during my studies?

PGDL and SQE 1 & 2 fees are covered by Weil and future trainees will receive a maintenance grant of £12,000 a year whilst studying.

What kind of benefits does the Firm offer?

In addition to a £500 wellbeing allowance, Weil offers a flexible benefits package which you can tailor to your individual needs. Opportunities include retail vouchers, a tastecard, and the ability to buy or sell up to two days' holiday. 

Will I receive money for a first class degree?

Future trainees who achieve a first class degree will receive a one off payment of £500.