Every year we organise a summer school devoted to European law, where some prominent scholars and practitioners engage with students from all over the world (we have lecturers from Oxford, Cambridge or judges from the ECJ or the ECHR; the student body comprises students from as far as Morocco or China, in addition to various European countries). This year we are organising the fourth edition of the summer school devoted to EU law and human rights law and we would be happy to welcome students from Hull University.

Please visit the link for more details http://summer.society.cz/

Close Brothers are looking to recruit graduates onto various programmes. The deadline for application is 31st January 2015. If you are interested to find out more about what is on offer please visit our website at http://www.closebrothers.com/careers/graduates/graduate-opportunities-september-2015

12. January 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: Vacation Schemes

Applications for our 2015 Summer Vacation Scheme are now open. If you would like to apply for this, you will need to complete an online application form, which can be found on our website.

The deadline for completed applications is 11:59 pm on 31st January 2015.  All applications need to be submitted by this date. Please note, if you are successful in obtaining a place on our Summer Vacation Scheme, then you will automatically be assessed for a Training Contract, as part of the scheme, and so no separate application for a Training Contract is necessary.

If you would like to apply for a Training Contract to start in 2017, but not take part in the vacation scheme, then applications for this will open in the first week of March.

If you have any questions relating to this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kindest regards

Graduate Recruitment Team

Eversheds LLP

 

08. January 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: Vacation Schemes

http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes

City law firms: http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes/city-firms

Regional law firms: http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes/regional-firms

US law firms: http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes/us-firms

International law firms: http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes/international-firms

Scottish law firms: http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes/scottish-firms

08. January 2015 · Comments Off · Categories: Employability

Middle Temple Open Day for Schools and Universities

 

The Middle Temple organises an Open Day every year aimed at students at Sixth Form and undergraduate level with an interest in a career at the Bar.  Experienced practitioners as well as students studying the Bar Professional Training Course will be on hand to provide information on all aspects of training for and a career at the Bar.

 

The programme starts with registration from 9.30 am and is expected to conclude by 4.30 pm. A sandwich lunch will be provided.  Between sessions, there will be ample opportunity to look around the Inn and to speak to practitioners, judges and students currently undertaking the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).  Visiting students are of course not obliged to attend all sessions.

 

The event is held in the historic Middle Temple Hall and is highly recommended to anyone who wants to find out more about the Bar in general and the Middle Temple in particular.

 

This year’s Open Day has been scheduled for Saturday 14th March 2015.  Attendance is free, but you must book as places are limited.

 

How to book

Numbers attending will be capped at 15 spaces for each university or school. There will be a waiting list if required. The final date for booking will be Friday 13th February 2015.

 

In order to book for this event, please email Catherine Whayman (c.whayman@middletemple.org.uk) stating;

  • your name
  • your email address
  • the university or school of which you are a student

 

If you are booking a group, please include the names and email addresses of all attendees.

If your diary changes after booking and you find you can no longer attend, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

This information can also be found on our website at

www.middletemple.org.uk/joining-the-inn/access-and-outreach/open-day/.

This information can also be found on our website at

www.middletemple.org.uk/joining-the-inn/access-and-outreach/open-day/.

16. December 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Employability

The National Accident Helpline have recently published an interview with co-founder and National Managing Partner of Colemans-ctts law firm all about how to get a work experience placement at a law firm in 2015.

There is a lot of advice in her irreverent interview which can help students find work experience.

Please visit the link below to read the full article.

http://www.national-accident-helpline.co.uk/how-get-work-experience-law-firm-2015

15. December 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Uncategorized

2015 Global Internship Program

The application process for the Hong Kong program will be closing earlier than scheduled. The application process for the London, New York and Los Angeles programs will remain open.

Undergraduates and graduates can apply via www.city-internships.com/apply.

I would also like to draw your attention to our 2015 Stock Market Challenge, which provides an opportunity for participants to learn about investing in the stock market and gain sponsorship to participate in the 2015 Summer Internship Program.

For reference, I have also included details below pertaining to:

  1. 2015 Stock Market Challenge
  2. 2015 Program Status (by location)
  3. 2015 Global Internship Program – General Information

Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you have any questions.

Lewis Talbot

City Internships, Global Program Director

 

Further Information

 

  1. 2015 Stock Market Challenge
  2. 2015 Application Status (by program date and location)
  1. 2015 Global Internship Program – General Information.

 

 

  1. 2015 Stock Market Challenge

 

The 2015 Stock Market challenge is a virtual investing competition in which the top performing challengers will win sponsorship to participate in the 2015 Summer Internship Program in either London, New York, Los Angeles or Hong Kong.

 

Upon creating a free account and joining the “City Internships 2015” league, challengers will receive $1,000,000 USD to invest in a virtual investment portfolio. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed performers will be awarded $3,000, $2,000 and $750 USD respectively in sponsorship to participate in the 2015 Summer Internship Program.

 

Learn more at http://www.city-internships.com/city-internships-2015-stock-market-challenge/

 

  1. 2015 Application Process Status

2015 Spring Programs

  London (Spring) – Closing soon  – APPLY NOW
  New York (Spring) – Applications closed for Spring 2015
  Hong Kong (Spring) – Applications closed for Spring 2015
  Los Angeles (Spring) – Applications closed for Spring 2015

2015 Summer Programs

  London (Summer)APPLY NOW
  New York (Summer)APPLY NOW
  Hong Kong (Summer) – Closing soon – APPLY NOW
  Los Angeles (Summer) APPLY NOW


Visit www.city-internships.com to learn more. To apply, visit www.city-internships.com/apply.

 


  1. City Internships – 2015 Global Internship Program – General Information

The Global Internship Program is a launch pad into the most prestigious, rewarding and intellectually stimulating graduate careers.

The program operates in the world’s leading cities – London, New York, Los Angeles & Hong Kong – and provides an immersive and formative experience that is focused on enabling undergraduates and graduates to convert their skills, ambition and academic accomplishment to professional success.

8 Week Internship Placement

Social Events & Excursions

Daily Transportation

Accommodation*

Meal Plan

Career Seminars, Guest Speaker & Networking Events

Welcome Reception, Orientation & Closing Reception

Intensive Language or Professional Training Course**

CV Revision & Interview Coaching

24/7 On-site Staff Support

Academic Credit

Post-program career services through City Careers

The Global Internship Program is structured around an eight week internship placement, with a leading employer in the student’s chosen field, which is complemented by a series of inclusive career seminars and workshops, guest speaker and networking events, social events and weekend excursions.

The 8 week internship placement is designed to help students explore their chosen field and career path, develop industry specific skills and knowledge, and increase their professional network – simultaneously helping students to focus the direction of their career and increase their appeal to future employers.

The inclusive career seminars, guest speaker and networking events are designed to bolster their on-the-job learning and to further equip them with the tools necessary to launch a thriving career in today’s highly competitive graduate market.

The inclusive social events and weekend excursions help to deliver a well-rounded experience and showcase their chosen city’s cultural highlights. They serve as a great opportunity for students to fully experience their chosen city with like-minded students from across the globe.

Students will benefit from an extensive support network before, during and after the program. The overarching philosophy of the program is to give undergraduates and graduates the freedom to define their own experience and to progress independently, both personally and professionally, within a framework that provides comprehensive direction and guidance.

Internship placements are available in  Banking & Financial Services,  Legal & Professional Services,  IT & Technology,  Art & Design,  Marketing, Advertising & PR,  Property & Construction,  Media, Publishing & Entertainment  or  Science & Engineering.

The Global Internship Program operates in  London,  New York,  Los Angeles  &  Hong Kong. Programs are available in  Spring,  Summer  &  Fall.

Visit www.city-internships.com to learn more. To apply, visit www.city-internships.com/apply.

10. December 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Employability

Vacation Schemes. Halfway Point!

http://allaboutlaw.co.uk/law-jobs/vacation-schemes?utm_source=law%20lecturers&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Vacation%20scheme%20deadline%20campaign%20

If you want to know what it’s like to be a solicitor, time is running out to apply for a vacation scheme!

Only 36 of 200 students will secure a training contract (eek!), so if you complete a vacation scheme, half the battle will be won. If you’ve already applied and been rejected, roll with the punches, ask for feedback, and go again!

To make it easier to find your ideal vacation scheme we have broken it down into city law firms, law firms outside of LondonUS law firmsinternational law firms and Scottish law firms.

There’s no chance for a breather! Make sure to get quality applications sent off by 31 January!

 

10. December 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Employability

Vacancies at the United Kingdom Law Students’ Association (UKSLA)

Chair of the Executive Committee – from Jan 2015

Includes managing the Executive Committee and external communication/relationships

Editors of the UK Law Student Review: PhD, and on exceptional cases, LLM students and graduates, only

Chair of Liaison Committee and Fundraising /Sponsorship - from Jan 2015

Includes coordinating and managing the UKLSA liaisons at universities across the UK as well as raising funds

Chair of Mooting and Advocacy – from Jan 2015

Work includes organising the annual UKLSA national mooting competition

General Manager – from Sep 2015

Entails overseeing the work of the Association: from overseeing and guiding the EC to managing the recruitment to building and managing the external relationship

Chair of Schools Division – from Jan 2015

Work includes providing pre-university students with all the relevant information needed to make an informed decision about commencing a legal career.

Other

The UKLSA is accepting application for all positions and we recruit on rolling basis.  All positions are voluntary with numerous development and career benefits.

Detailed information is attached.

To apply, email covering letter and CV to governors@uklsa.co.uk.

More details

Chair of the Executive Committee (EC)

As a foundational role within the Association, the EC Chair holds a high position of authority, only subordinate to the Governors and General Manager. The EC Chair duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To manage the EC and monitor the progress of the EC members
  • To achieve targets set where possible
  • To build and manage relationships with external bodies
  • To manage sponsorship applications
  • To ensure a new committee is in place for the next academic year by 15 March, and to ensure the old committee trains the new committee for the remainder of their time with UKLSA (until July of each year), where this applies; team members may reapply to stay with UKLSA for more than 1 year
  • To manage all the external communications that target more than five people, including social media messages and messages to law students
  • To manage the website content (each Chair will have to regularly update their page content and send it to the ECC for approval/editing). Major content changes to be approved by the governors)
  • To report fortnightly to the GM and in his absence to the governor

Editors of the UK Law Student Review: PhD, and on exceptional cases, LLM students and graduates, only

Visit our website www.uklsa.co.uk

Chair of Liaison Committee and Fundraising /sponsorship

  • Requires a proactive, capable individual who some professional flair when finding and pursuing opportunities for sponsorship and funding. Other responsibilities include:
  • Developing and maintaining a strong relationships with liaisons from University Law Societies and other external stakeholders
  • Raising funds/sponsorship for the UKLSA’s activities
  • Commercial awareness necessary to engage meaningfully with possible sponsors
  • Have an ability to communicate with influence and effectively market the UKLSA

Chair of Mooting and Advocacy

  • Must be organised, communicative individual who can work to a structured timetable. Other responsibilities include:
  • Organising the annual UKLSA mooting competition Liaising with judges, barristers, solicitors and other legal professionals
  • Arranging locations for mooting competitions (eg. booking courts/ hiring out courtrooms)
  • Assisting in the preparation of moots

General Manager

The General Manager holds a high position of authority, only subordinate to the Governors. The General Managers duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To oversee and guide the work of the Executive Committee (EC)
  • Ensure work targets are achieved and that the EC follows the aims and objectives of the Association
  • To promote the work of the UKLSA
  • To handle the second stage of the EC recruitment
  • To train the new GM for at least one month
  • To report fortnightly to the governors

Chair of Schools Division

Must be organised individuals who can communicate effectively. Other responsibilities include:

  • Arranging outreach event with local schools and sixth forms
  • Organising events aimed at helping students gain access to the legal profession
  • Aiding the education of young students about the legal profession

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at governors@uklsa.co.uk.

02. December 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Employability

This job opportunity may suit a Law student who is looking for some work experience to fit in around their studies. This is a paid opportunity offering at least minimum wage. Ideally the right candidate would start in January.

Job description

Robinson’s Criminal Law firm are currently recruiting for a university student or graduate to assistant with general office administration. This is a part time role which can fit around study commitments, but could have the possibility of becoming permanent. This vacancy would suit someone working towards a law degree or a Graduate of Law with a particular interest in criminal law. Working hours are flexible, but it is likely that this role will offer at least two days of work per week. More »