Accelerate your career in law

Work experience for Undergraduates

Are you currently at University and interested in a career in law? Foot Anstey Accelerate is our undergraduate work experience programme which aims to help you take your legal career to the next level.

What can you expect?

During your time with us you will join one of our legal teams and experience what it is like to work as a lawyer in a commercial law firm. You will also have the opportunity to attend a variety of workshop sessions where you'll find out more about what makes Foot Anstey tick and what we look for in the lawyers of the future!

You'll also take part in a recruitment workshop with others on the programme where we will help you to develop the skills which will help you stand out when applying for Vacation Schemes and Training Contracts. From how to approach your research and fill out your application forms to how to shine in your interviews.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to accelerate their career in law and find out what it's like to be a commercial lawyer.   

Gaining some practical experience of a professional working environment is a crucial first step for anyone looking towards a career with a commercial law firm.
Imam Qazi, Partner

What might you get up to?

Your Accelerate Programme will last 3.5 days and include a variety of activities as per the example schedule below:

Day oneWelcome and induction
Tour of the office
Meet your team
Day twoWork on projects with your team
Have lunch with current Trainee Solicitors
Day threeWork on projects with your team
Take part in a business skills session
Day fourRecruitment workshop

When is the work experience?

Monday 22 August 2022 – Thursday 25 August 2022

How many places are available and at which offices?

We offer up to 10 places across our Bristol, Exeter and Southampton offices.

Who is eligible?

Applications are open to:

  • 1st year law undergraduates
  • 2nd year law undergraduates (if studying a 4-year degree)
  • 1st and 2nd year non-law undergraduates

All other undergraduates or graduates are eligible for our Vacation Scheme and Training Contact applications. Find out more about training with Foot Anstey here.

How do I apply?

Application will open on 1 March 2022 and close at 23:59 on 22 April 2022. Submit your CV and answer our two application questions by hitting the apply button below.