Activate your career in law

Work experience for Year 12-13

Are you interested in a career in law? Our Foot Anstey Activate Programme is open to all Year 12 and Year 13 students who want to gain experience of what it's like to work in a commercial law firm.

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 where we will help you to develop key skills such as CV writing, interviewing, and presenting, which will help you when you apply for university and jobs in the future.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to activate 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 Activate 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 11 April 2022 – Thursday 14 April 2022

How many places are available and at which offices?

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

How do I apply?

Applications will open on 4 January 2022 and close at 23:59 on 25 February. Submit your CV and answer our two application questions by hitting the apply button below.