Are you looking to get into a career in law after school?
Mayer Brown is one of the world’s leading global law firms with 26 offices in major cities across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Together with AllAboutSchoolLeavers, we are hosting an Open Day aimed at Year 13 students to help explain the different routes you can take within a career in law at a top city law firm.
Date: Tuesday 18th February and Thursday 20th February 2020
Time: 11am - 4pm
Students invited to attend will be given a breakdown of what is involved in a career in law, given exposure to the environment you may be working in and be given the opportunity to speak to current trainees and apprentices on their Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme to find out about their experiences.
The solicitor apprenticeship is a great alternative for those wishing to pursue a career in the legal profession, without the huge financial burden incurred by fees and student loans. Participants join the firm’s London office and spend their first 12 months in Business Services departments (such as Risk and Compliance and the Information Centre). Here, they gain an understanding of how the firm operates before being transferred into one of our legal practices. By the end of the programme, participants will have the same level of qualification as trainee solicitors who qualify through the traditional route.
For those wishing to apply to the programme after attending the event, the recruitment team will also be delivering hints and tips on the application process for the programmes.
The Open Day was a great success when it ran in 2019. 100% of attendees would recommend it to other students, having the following to say about the event:
"Everyone was extremely welcoming and helpful. The day was interactive and entertaining whilst also informative. I would definitely recommend this opportunity to others."
“I found the Q&A session with the current apprentices at Mayer Brown very informative, especially as I gained a deeper insight into the firm and the solicitor apprenticeship programme.”
"It was a well-organised event and very enjoyable providing lots of insightful information into the apprenticeship route and Mayer Brown itself."
About Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown is one of the world’s leading global law firms with 26 offices in major cities across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Through the extensive international expertise of our lawyers and our presence in the leading financial centres around the world, Mayer Brown provides high quality legal advice and client-focused solutions to support many of the world’s leading businesses. Our lawyers have expertise across a wide range of areas including Corporate & Securities, Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Litigation (including Dispute Resolution, Construction & Engineering, Insurance & Reinsurance, Antitrust & Competition), Employment, Pensions, Tax, Intellectual Property and Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency.