About Pinsent Masons
Recently voted 'Law firm of the Year' at the 2016 Legal Week British Legal Awards, Pinsent Masons is a full-service international commercial law firm which ranks amongst the top 75 global law firms. We provide legal services to a wide variety of clients, in particular across our five global sectors of Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Services, Energy, Financial Services and Infrastructure and Real Estate. We operate internationally and have 22 offices across the globe. We have more than 420 Partners, 1600 lawyers and 150 trainee solicitors and have a bold vision of being an international market-leader in our global sectors by 2020.
If you're interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the legal profession, you can find out if it's right for you, and gain vital work experience, by joining us for a week-long placement. Our placements are designed to be as fulfilling and rewarding as possible, with the chance to learn and develop. You'll gain an appreciation of the skills needed to be a successful lawyer, including drafting documents, research techniques and an eye for detail. Placements are available in all our UK offices.
Our school work experience is available for candidates who are aged 16 – 18, well-organised, smartly presented, bright and articulate. As places on the programme are limited, we ask that you are on course to achieve mostly As and Bs across three A levels or equivalent (excluding general studies). Full details regarding the application process for the programme are also available on the website.
Latest Reviews from Pinsent Masons
Work experience placement
Sitting in different departments throughout the week. Conducting research on areas, completing questionnaires and forms, sitting in on phone calls with clients, ...
Daily seminars on different aspects of both being a solicitor, areas of the law and also how to choose the career path. We then shadowed trainee solicitors in a variety of areas of law that we had previously chosen, where we wrote cover letters, did research and learnt what life as a trainee solicit...
Customer service advisor
I feel my overall days consisted of mainly completing a work booklet. Occasionally activities ...