Manchester: DWF, Solicitor Apprenticeship Work Experience Day In person event

This event is for Year 13/Final Year College students (aged up to 21) interested in a career in law, particularly in becoming a solicitor.

Students should ideally have ABB at A-Level for the DWF Solicitor Apprenticeship.

DWF Law 2 Scott Place Hardman Street Manchester M3 3AA

DWF are a global legal business whose talented people transform the legal services for their clients. They have 31 key locations and over 4,000 employees delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations.

By attending this work experience day, you'll hear from their Early Careers professionals and find out about their paid Solicitor Apprenticeship programme which starts in September 2023.

Find out more about DWF on their Company Page.


  • Welcome to DWF, ice-breaker activity and introduction to the team.
  • Overview of DWF and their work.
  • Inspiring speaker from DWF, followed by a Q&A.
  • Office tour.
  • Lunch (provided by DWF so no need to bring your own!)
  • Speed networking with DWF employees.
  • Smaller group activities, working on industry-related tasks.
  • Panel Q&A with DWF early careers employees.
  • Next steps and pathways into a career with DWF.

Next steps

  • Register for this in-person event using your Uptree account. If you do not have an Uptree account, register here.
  • There are only 30 spaces available for this event - priority given to students in Manchester
  • Prioritisation will begin two weeks before the event: successful applicants will receive an invitation 1-2 weeks before the event. If you register after this time, you might not receive a response.

Any questions, please do contact us:

Fine print

Please make a note of the office location above before applying.

This is an in-person event and will be hosted at the company's offices. All venues are covid-safe and meet government guidelines of health and safety. If you are allocated a place, you will be sent the company's safety guidelines a week in advance, eg. if masks are to be worn. You will be expected to follow any guidance from the company on the day.

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Please note that due to online safeguarding policies and to protect all students’ privacy, pictures and screenshots are not allowed to be taken during the session. If you would like to post about your experience on LinkedIn or other social channels, we will be sharing photos from the event in a follow-up email and you are more than welcome to use and share these.


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