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
As part of the work experience programme, we were given an insight into the role of the lawyers at the firm. We were given tasks such as legal research, reviewing contracts, corresponding with clients and summarising legal documents. We worked in various different departments. We interacted with oth...
Work experience student
As a work experience student, each day varied. Each morning there would be a talk or presentation, for example an entry to law talk and litigation presentation. Then, in the afternoon I joined my supervisor for that day, we alternated throughout the week meaning I worked with three different trainee...
Each day, I had the opportunity to explore different aspects of the organisation and I was given several different challenges to help the other fellow lawyers in their cases....