Graduate Careers in Law

Be in the spotlight.

Be at the heart of a leading global firm. Be celebrated for your individuality. Be invested in and be exceptional. Be in the spotlight.

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Being in the spotlight means being at the forefront of the action.


It is being known by name and being valued for the things that make you a unique individual. It is the thrill of being given real responsibility, where the stakes are high and so are expectations. It means you are driven to develop when challenged — never doubted and always encouraged. Being in the spotlight means a lot of things, but being alone is not one of them. The support you receive from the firm and your team are unparalleled; our people are at the heart of what we do, and the relationships you build will be the foundation of your success.

About Us

Weil at a glance

Opportunities

Insight Days

Meet our people and get a better understanding of our firm and culture. Attend an insight day where you will hear from our partners, associates and trainees about life at Weil.
Insight day 1

17 November 2022

Insight day 2

24 November 2022

Applications open

1 October 2022

Application deadline

6 November 2022

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Fast Track Scheme

Our two-day, paid fast-track scheme is a fantastic way to gain an insight into the legal profession and understand the work of a trainee at Weil. Enjoy your time on the scheme and you will be automatically interviewed for a 2024 vacation scheme.
Scheme dates

17 – 18 May 2023

Applications open

1 October 2022

Application deadline

19 March 2023

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Vacation Schemes

Take part in one of our award winning two-week paid vacation schemes; the best way to get hands-on experience working with our lawyers on some of the most high-profile and complex matters.
Spring scheme dates

27 March – 6 April 2023

Summer scheme dates

19 - 30 June 2023

Applications open

1 October 2022

Application deadline

10 January 2023

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Training Contract

Maximise your potential and experience law in the fast lane. Our training contracts are one of the best in the City – they expose you to high calibre work, guiding you to become an exceptional lawyer.
Applications open

1 June 2023

Application deadline

31 July 2023

Recruiting for

2024/25

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Virtual Experience Programme

Gain hands-on experience of the typical tasks a trainee would get involved in while working in our Private Equity, Banking & Finance and Restructuring teams. This virtual programme is self-paced and open to everyone. No application is required.
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Meet Us

Meet us at a virtual or in person event or join us at one of our insight days to learn more about who we are, what we do and what we can offer you.
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Upcoming Events

Date

Location

Event Information

6 December 2022

London Office

Social Mobility @ Weil Insight Evening

110 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AY

We are excited to announce that we will be running our first Social Mobility @ Weil insight evening this year. Social Mobility @ Weil is one the firm's affinity networks. Its mission is to enhance the firm's recruitment and retention of staff from socially mobile backgrounds.

Date: Tuesday 6 December 2022

Time: 16:30 - 19:00

Location: 110 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AY

About the event: During the insight evening, our partners, associates and trainees will share their experiences of working in the legal industry and at Weil, and give you the chance to ask questions. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network with lawyers as well as Graduate Recruitment and other members of the firm over drinks and canapes.

The agenda will follow the below:

16:30 - 17:15 - Overview of Weil and the Social Mobility @ Weil affinity network

17:15 - 18:00 - Panel discussion / Q&A

18:00 - 19:00 - Networking drinks & canapes

Who can apply

Students and graduates from any degree discipline

Travel expenses

Reimbursed

Applications open

1 October 2022

Application deadline

29 November 2022

CLICK HERE to apply.

Please let us know if you require any additional support to attend the insight evening. Please contact the Graduate Recruitment team on 020 7903 1000 or at graduate.recruitment@weil.com if you would like to speak to a member of the team in confidence before submitting your application.

13 December 2022

London Office

WeilPride Insight Evening  

110 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1AY

We are excited to announce that we will be running our fourth annual WeilPride insight evening this year. WeilPride is the firm's LGBTQ+ networking group. Its mission is to enhance the firm's recruitment and retention of LGBTQ+ staff, as well as foster a better understanding of the unique issues that face the LGBTQ+ community.

Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022

Time: 16:30 - 19:00 

Location: 110 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AY

About the event: This is your opportunity to hear first-hand about the work Weil is doing to support the LGBTQ+ community and gain an insight into the culture of the firm. Our lawyers will share their experiences of being LGBTQ+ in the legal industry and at Weil, and give you the chance to ask questions. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network with lawyers from the WeilPride network as well as Graduate Recruitment and other members of the firm over drinks and canapés.

The agenda will follow the below:

16:30 - 17:15 - Overview of Weil, WeilPride and Weil's LGBTQ+ related pro bono efforts

17:15 – 18:00 - 'My pride story' panel discussion / Q&A

18:00 – 19:00 - Networking and canapés

Who can apply

Students and graduates from any degree discipline

Applications open

1 October 2022

Application deadline

6 December 2022

Please let us know if you require any additional support to attend the insight evening. Please contact the Graduate Recruitment team on 020 7903 1000 or at graduate.recruitment@weil.com if you would like to speak to a member of the team in confidence before submitting your application.

CLICK HERE to apply.

5 April 2023

Virtual

Legal Cheek Law Fair

Please CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend.

21 June 2023

Virtual

Legal Cheek Law Fair

Please CLICK HERE for more information and to register to attend.

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