Legal Summer Vacation Schemes 2021
Our purpose - to build trust in society and solve important problems - has never felt more relevant. We bring our purpose to life through our focus on our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work to address current and future challenges. As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture. Whether it be empowering our people to learn new skills for the digital world, to reimagine the possible on how we work with clients, or to be open-minded on how we care for and support each other, we want to create an environment where our people can be the best they can be.
What we do in Legal
Our client-facing legal practice is an exciting place to launch your legal career. With some 3,700 plus business lawyers across more than 100 countries, we have one of the most extensive legal services networks in the world. Because of the way our business is structured, we’re able to provide our clients with rounded solutions, incorporating multidisciplinary advice from our wider business areas. Working with us is not just about legal advice. It’s about seeing beyond uncertainty and risk to uncover new opportunities. It’s about harnessing the power of PwC’s global reach, local presence and industry depth to chart a future-ready path to success. It’s a unique training environment..
Legal Summer Vacation Scheme
To get a training contract with us, you’ll need to complete our Legal Summer Vacation Scheme. The three-week schemes for students run in June and July and will help you decide whether a career with us is right for you. Do well and you’ll be offered a training contract with us.
Starting out in your chosen career will be exciting, stretching and challenging. But the rewards are well worth it. If you’re ready to invest plenty of effort, commitment, flexibility and passion, we’re ready to give you our full support and invest in your future.
What you’ll gain
Our Summer Vacation Scheme is a great way to find out how we work and see for yourself the ways in which we’re truly unique in the legal marketplace, gaining valuable legal work experience during your time with us. You’ll get a highly-competitive wage while you’re here. You’ll have the opportunity to join client meetings and calls, conduct research, practise legal drafting, join our seminar and training programme and work directly alongside our lawyers.
What you need
We generally recruit two years in advance for trainee solicitors however we’re flexible and allow applications from penultimate year (and onwards) law students and final year (and onwards) non-law students.
- You’ll need to have, or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study
- A keen interest in business law.