London: Linklaters, Solicitor Apprenticeship Work Experience Day In person event

This event is for: Year 13s who are interested in a Solicitor Apprenticeship with Linklaters.

You should be predicted AAB at A-Level. Applications will be reviewed in detail and take extenuating circumstances into account. Please see below tips on how to put forward a successful application.

Date:
Linklaters One Silk Street London EC2Y 8HQ

Linklaters is a global law firm that specialises in Corporate, Finance, and Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations practices. Their commercial law expertise means they are world leaders in advising on everything from mergers and acquisitions to dispute resolution.

By taking part in this solicitor apprenticeship Work Experience Day, you'll gain an insight into the work Linklaters do and what their solicitor apprenticeship scheme is. You'll also the chance to network with Linklaters professionals, and develop your commercial law knowledge.

Find out more about Linklaters on their company page.

 

Please note:

Priority will be given to students who meet the eligibility criteria and have exceptional responses to application questions, especially the question asking why you want to attend this event. Linklaters encourage those with a keen interest in commercial law to apply to this event.

Tips to make you stand out from the crowd and enhance your application:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to and knowledge of the commercial legal sector 
  • Research Linklaters and show how you share the firm's values 
  • Emphasise your strengths and understanding of Linklaters.

Optional: Read one article on the Linklaters blog and bring some notes to the day.

Successful applicants will receive an invitation 1-2 weeks before the event - best of luck!

Agenda

Your day could look like...

  • Icebreaker and welcome to Linklaters
  • Introduction to Linklaters, the law industry and solicitor apprenticeships
  • Inspiring speakers and Q&A
  • Commercial law focused group task (supported by current trainee solicitors)
  • Office tour
  • Speed networking with Linklaters employees
  • Application process overview and tips for applying
  • Next steps and conclusion

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 will be given to students in London who meet the criteria above.
  • 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: educationteam@uptree.co

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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