Bright Futures - Black Talent 2024

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The Bright Futures - Black Talent programme offers first year law, or penultimate year non-law undergraduate students from black heritage backgrounds an opportunity to gain commercial work experience.

The week-long, hybrid programme includes 3 days in our London office, giving you the opportunity to shadow one of our lawyers and meet many more through networking and panel sessions. You'll be able to develop an understanding of our core industry sectors and learn how we help our clients to achieve their commercial objectives. You will also meet the Early Careers Team who will support you with your journey into law, through organising development sessions and networking opportunities.

Impress us at the end of the week in an assessment centre and you could be fast-tracked on to our 2025 Vacation Scheme.

Key Requirements

To be eligible for this programme, candidates must be:

  • Either first year law or penultimate year non-law undergraduate students
  • From a Black Heritage background

If you are eligible for 'Bright Futures - Access' and 'Bright Futures - Black Talent', we ask that you submit ONE application to 'Bright Futures - Black Talent'. You cannot apply to both streams.

We use RARE, a contextualised recruitment system to ensure fairness and equality and review applications holistically.

Strengths Based Assessment

During our process we are assessing candidates based on the strengths that will deliver success in a trainee role. This is great for the individual, doing work they love, and great for the employer, having team members who love what they do.

The Programme

Bright Futures Programme - Black Talent: 8 April - 12 April 2024

Deadline to apply: 4th January 2024

Recruitment Process

  • Complete an online application
  • Digital simulation - consisting of a situational assessment & video interview
  • Virtual strengths-based interview
  • Offers and feedback
DEADLINE 5th January 2024