Work experience for Year 12 and Year 13 students

Activate your career in law

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.

Trainees chatting outside our Bristol office

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.

Imam Qazi

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

I saw this as a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in a law firm. The work experience has allowed me to ask questions about a career in law from experts in the sector.

Millie Work Experience Student

The next Activate programme will take place in Easter 2023.

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

Applications are now closed and will re-open in January 2023.

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