Internal Careers Service

We know it’s hard out there, with legal jobs being tough to come by. Below you can find a links to open training contract and summer placement applications. We will update this page frequently, and please get in touch with your mentor or a member of the management team if you wish assistance in completing the applications. Guidance for forms and interviews is available in the clinic.

Summer Placements 2018

For a placement in summer 2018, you must be eligible to commence a 2020 training contract, meaning you will be in 3rd year or 4th year at the moment. These are the most direct route into a training contract, and provide valuable experience.

Dickson Minto – http://www.dicksonminto.com/careers

Pinsent Masons – https://graduate.pinsentmasons.com/programme/vacation-placements-scotland/

Burness Paull – https://www.burnesspaullgraduates.com/traineeships/apply-rise-and-shine

Shepherd and Wedderburn – https://shepwedd.com/careers/graduate-recruitment/summer-placements

Brodies – http://www.brodies.com/graduate/summer-placements

Dentons (formerly Maclay, Murray and Spens) – http://students.dentons.com/opportunities-around-the-globe/united-kingdom/training-contracts/vacation-placements/

Networking Evening

On 29 November 2017, from 5.30pm to 8pm, the Law Clinic are delighted to once again be hosting out annual networking event. In attendance we have firms from Shepherd and Wedderburn to Brodies; the Crown Office; and non law opportunities such as with KPMG. We also have a host of other large and more specialist firms in attendance.

You can reserve your place here – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gcu-law-speed-networking-evening-tickets-39608040716

Other Opportunities

The GCU Law Society, with whom we work closely, are hosting an Advocacy Masterclass on Thursday 7 December 2017 from 5.45pm to 7.30pm. Sheriff Shaun Murphy QC, an experienced judge and advocate, will be delivering a seminar to allow those in attendance to learn and develop core advocacy skills. This is a fantastic development opportunity and we strongly encourage our volunteers, and anyone interested, to come along!

Tickets are available here – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mooting-seminar-sheriff-s-murphy-qc-tickets-39849041556

 

We will update this page with further opportunities, from training contracts and placements to work experience.