Application deadline was 16th November 2022, 11:59pm


Sidley is one of the world's premier law firms, with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being a powerful legal adviser for global businesses, with more than 2,000 lawyers in 21 offices worldwide. With more than 150 years committed to legal excellence, they work to deliver compelling results for clients in all types of legal matters, from complex transactions to "bet the company" litigation to cutting-edge regulatory issues.

They offer students and recent graduates the opportunity to take on sophisticated, substantive work, grow as part of a thriving, diversified practice and collaborate with some of the best legal minds in the world.

They offer vacation schemes in winter, spring and summer for those interested in pursuing a degree in law from any degree background.

About the event:

Sidley are excited to be hosting their in-person Insight Day focused on giving students who identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic the opportunity to gain a first-hand experience of life at Sidley, how to succeed in their application process and a chance to ask questions.

Sidley understand that their success is predicated on recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, fostering an inclusive culture, which welcomes differing perspectives and beliefs.

If you're looking to apply to one of their vacation schemes in the future, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain advice and tips on how to secure a vacation scheme and more.

The Insight Day aim will help inform, mentor, and prepare selected attendees for a career in Law by providing you with the opportunity to:

  • Gain key insights into the application process from the team
  • A commercial awareness session to improve your knowledge of the sector
  • Meet with Sidley's Lawyers in person throughout the day
  • Ask any questions you may have about their Vacation scheme

Who can attend?

Open to Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic students who are in the penultimate year of study of a Law degree OR final year studying a Non-Law degree.