Routes to Law – Apprenticeships, Training Contracts and Applications

Routes to Law – Apprenticeships, Training Contracts and Applications


Age: 14-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Law

Application deadline: 06/10/2022

Dates: 26/10/2022 – 26/10/2022

Are you curious about how to become a solicitor? Do you want to learn more about the different routes available? This session will explain what a career in law can look like, the different ways to have a career in law alongside some useful tips to get you started along the way. We will cover:

  • What does a solicitor do (and how is this different from a barrister?)
  • What different areas of law are there are at DWF?
  • Early Careers in Law – where do I start?
  • What a typical day is like as a Trainee Solicitor and a Solicitor Apprentice
  • What is it like to work at DWF?
  • What is our application process?

We look forward to meeting you and sharing more about DWF and our opportunities.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What key skills do you think are needed to be a good solicitor? Please write 150-250 words.
  • What is one thing that you think is interesting about DWF? Please write 150-250 words.

More about what we do:

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. We work across 30+ global locations and employ over 4000 people. We have three offerings – Legal Advisory provides legal advice and our teams bring commercial intelligence and industry sector relevant experience, delivered through our global teams across eight core sectors. Mindcrest provides outsourced and process led legal services which standardise, systematise, scale and optimise legal workflows. Connected Services are our products and business services that enhance our legal offerings. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. Our ambition is to make DWF a world leader at responsible business, mobilising our collective strength as a force for good in society. We recognise that how we do business is just as important as what we do. We aim to: •Create a skilled and inclusive workforce today and for the future. •Help build and sustain thriving communities in which we live and work. •Play our part to repair and sustain our planet. Ultimately, we are taking a sustainable view of our business performance, the “how we do things at DWF”, to maintain and enhance our long-term value.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Teamwork

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