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
I was given duties to complete over the day, everyday, which allowed me to have a very real overview or what working in a Law firm was like....
Work Experience Student
I was tasked with mostly researching tasks into topics regarding legislation and issues related to the work that the supervisors were doing in different departments. There were also other activities surrounding law, in particular a mock employment tribunal. There were also a series of presentations ...
We undertook the role if trainee so were assigned tasks that they themselves would complete and even had some of out work used. A lot of our role was researching different aspects of different laws for our department, something I found very interesting....