Internship Experience UK 2022 - Commercial Law
Applications for Internship Experience UK: Commercial Law are now closed.
Internship Experience UK 2022 is your no.1 opportunity this summer to boost your CV ahead of the key application season and secure a graduate role or internship. The programme has been completely re-designed and enhanced to provide you with even more connections, opportunities and insights - your springboard to a fantastic career in commercial law.
Pursuing a career in law is very competitive and law students need a lot of resilience, commercial awareness and a strong professional network to secure a role which is where Internship Experience UK can help.
As we’re reaching the end of the pandemic and employers are hiring the same if not more graduates than before 2020 - now is the time to ensure you have the sector-focused skills and knowledge that top employers will be looking for this autumn.
A brand new experience for 2022
We’re bringing you an entirely new Internship Experience UK this year with senior representatives from leading law firms for you to network with. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the types of work you’ll be doing in law and work on a project set directly by the employers themselves. Plus, this year you’ll be able to:
- Learn from keynote speaker, Tim Campbell, who won the first series of The Apprentice and earned Lord Sugar’s £250,000 investment in 2005
- Connect with leading firms across the law sector, including Herbert Smith Freehills, Slaughter and May and Clyde & Co
- Supercharge your CV ahead of the application season by participating in a work sample which has been set by the firms themselves
Sessions you’ll get
During the three-day experience, you’ll connect with leading employers from the law sector to give you new perspectives on the work you can do and take part in workshops on topics including:
- The theory behind commercial and contentious negotiations and practical tips for real-world applications - Herbert Smith Freehills
- Insight into global loans - Ashurst
- The anatomy of a deal - Sidley Austin
You will also attend exclusive employer-led sessions to help you gain the most sought-after skills for your future applications, interviews and roles:
- Learn how to demonstrate transferable skills with ICAEW
- Become a pro at preparing for interviews with PwC
- Perfect your presentation skills with WTW
- Gain top-tier CV and application advice from Vodafone
Plus, hear from influential leaders like Tahmid Chowdhury (Forbes 30 under 30) and Elspeth Coates Gibson (Chief Commercial Officer, Appointedd) on topical subjects, including commercial awareness and networking.
Am I eligible and how do I apply?
Internship Experience UK 2022: Commercial Law is open to every student and recent graduate (18+). All you need to take part is a Bright Network membership, which is completely free and you can sign up when you start your application. To apply, simply click the button below and fill in your application form - it takes less than 10 minutes to complete. You don’t need previous experience to complete the experience - just passion for the sector.
If you took part in the 2020 or 2021 experiences, we 100% recommend taking part this year. This is a completely new experience with different sessions, more employers for you to meet and new work samples to complete, all of which will allow you to build on your learning from previous years and gain a competitive advantage.
The application deadline was Wednesday 15th June 2022 at 11:59pm.
Supercharge your CV
Get ahead of the competition by participating in internship-style work samples led by top employers.
Nothing to lose, everything to gain
No matter what you are studying, if you’re passionate about law, this experience caters for all.
Springboard for success
With the pandemic coming to an end across the UK, more employers are set to open up more roles ahead of the application season, making this the perfect opportunity to upskill and make sure you’re ready to apply.
Who can attend
Open to all students and recent graduates (18+)
Well-suited to those with an interest in law
No previous experience required
Frequently asked questions
What if I can’t attend?
If you’re not able to attend the live experience, don’t worry, you can still take part with On-Demand. Head to our Internship Experience UK On-Demand page to learn more.
I did this experience last year - is it the same?
The 2022 experience is completely unique, so if you did the experience last year, we recommend taking part again. All the sessions will be different, more employers are joining and the work samples are brand new, plus there are extra features to help you gain more from the experience.
What if I have another question?
For a full list of commonly asked questions about the experience, take a look at our Internship Experience UK FAQs page.