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A unique opportunity to gain an insight into what it is like to work for our law firm

We use work experience to identify potential recruits for our training contracts. The placement also allows you to find out if you would like to train with us.

During the placement week, you will spend time working in different practice areas and will be required to undertake real fee-earning work. This is likely to include research, drafting letters, attending client meetings and attending court, and you will work closely with a current trainee during your time in each group in addition to working with numerous lawyers and Partners.

Attending work experience is a full time commitment and students are expected to attend the whole placement. Normal working hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, with one hour for lunch. Please note, we are unable to offer accommodation or travel reimbursement for travel associated with work experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does Boyes Turner offer work experience?

We offer work experience opportunities on three weeks throughout the year. There are four placements available for each week.

Who should apply?

We select students from a wide range of universities and disciplines. Both law and non-law students, who have or expect to obtain a minimum 2.1 degree are encouraged to apply. Please note our vacation placement scheme is for second or final year law students, final year non-law students and postgraduates.

When should I apply?

Applications are now closed and will open in January 2024.

How does the selection process work?

Shortlisting will be based on:

  • having or expecting to obtain a minimum 2.1 degree
  • being in second or final year (law students) or final year (non-law students and postgraduates)
  • the content and interest shown in your application (CV and covering letter)
  • all strong applicants will be invited to speak with a member of the HR team to discuss skills, experience and future aspirations in more detail.

All applicants will be contacted to be informed if they have been successful.

Can I choose when my placement will occur?

Please indicate a preference of dates in your application.

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We are always on the look out for talent

Boyes turner is a well known, successful and respected Commercial law firm named in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

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