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

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Opportunities

Insight Days

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

17 November 2021

Insight Day 2

24 November 2021

Applications open

1 October 2021

Application deadline

7 November 2021

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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. Perform well on the scheme and you will be automatically interviewed for a vacation scheme.
Scheme dates

18 – 19 May 2022

Applications open

1 October 2021

Application deadline

20 March 2022

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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

28 March – 8 April 2022

Summer scheme dates

20 June – 1 July 2022

Applications open

1 October 2021

Application deadline

10 January 2022

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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 2022

Application deadline

31 July 2022

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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 experience programme is free, self-paced and open to everyone. No application is required.
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Meet Us

Meet us virtually on campus, or join us at one of our in person 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

28 October 2021

Virtual

Commercial Talk: Changes & Developments in the Legal Industry

Time: 16:30 - 17:30

Do you want to develop your general commercial awareness of the legal industry?

As one of the world’s truly elite law firms, we are experts of our industry. Our Lawyers work on some of the most complex and sophisticated matters. We are a firm of growth and innovation, who are intellectually and creatively driven and at the forefront of the action. 

Our Lawyers will discuss the changes and developments in the legal market and provide you with an insight into how this shapes their day-to-day role and the advice they provide their clients. Click here to register to attend.

This event is open to students and graduates.

3 November 2021

Virtual

Skills Session: Application & Interview Workshop

Time: 16:30 - 17:30

The Graduate Recruitment team will provide you with their top tips on how to secure a place on a vacation scheme or fast track scheme at the Firm. You will also have the chance to ask questions. Click here to register to attend. 

This event is open to students and graduates.

4 November 2021

Virtual

Legal Cheek Law Fair

Please click on the link for more information and to register to attend https://www.legalcheek.com/uk-virtual-law-fair-series/.

11 November 2021

Virtual

Commercial Talk: Introduction to Restructuring

Time: 16:30 - 17:30

Do you want to develop your commercial awareness of restructuring law? 

We have advised on some of the largest UK, European and global restructuring cases, and major international out-of-court restructurings. Our broad client base includes financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity houses, distressed creditors, corporates and insolvency practitioners.

Join our Lawyers to find out more about restructuring law and the work they are involved in. Click here to register to attend.

This event is open to students and graduates.

11 November 2021

London Office

WeilPride Insight Evening  

110 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1AY

We are excited to announce that we will be running our third 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.

Thursday 11 November 2021

16:30 – 18:30

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 Partners, Associates and Trainees 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 – 17:00 – Overview of Weil, WeilPride and Weil’s LGBTQ+ related pro bono efforts

17:00 – 17:45 –  “My pride story” panel discussion / Q&A  

17:45 – 18:30 –  Networking and canapés

Who can apply

Students and graduates 

Travel expenses

Up to £100 covered.

Please click here to register to attend.

 

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