Pinsent Masons

8.2 /10
Programmes Offered: Work Experience
Locations: Central London & City
Industry: Legal & Law

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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 student - Unpaid Role

    I was at Pinsent Masons for a week as a work experience student. This involved attending talks by current Pinsent Masons employees, from personal assistants and team administrators to trainees, solicitors and even senior associates, in the mornings, and then joining practice groups in the afternoons...

    6.4 /10
  • Work Experience Student - Unpaid Role

    I am a work experience student for a weeks placement. In the mornings I go to presentations about how the firm is run/its structure ect. and also get involved in group activities such as mock tribunals. In the afternoons I spend time with my supervisor, reading through legal documents and bibles ect...

    7.9 /10
  • Work Experience Student - Unpaid Role

    In the morning we were able to have discussions with people who worked at Pinsent Masons in a range of roles. This was interesting as it gave us a wider view of how the firm works. Then we met our supervisor and went to their sector (we had one supervisor in one department for 3 days and one for 2 d...

    8.9 /10