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
Each day we had a different trainee who was looking after us and each day we were in a different section of the firm. The trainee would bring us a variety of tasks to complete and then give back to them. I then normally received feedback on the task and then we would be given some more work to compl...
Work experience student
Pinsent Masons provided work exp students with a detailed timetable that explained the week. The activities listed include meeting the Trainee supervisor whom we spent time with and received work from and interesting presentations such as 'Entry to Law' and 'Departmental Structure'. There was a p...
Work Experience Student
As a work experience student, I have been involved in a variety of tasks, from drafting documents, to proof reading, letter writing and involvement in a mock employment tribunal....