Work Experiences 

Our placement provides an opportunity to gain an insight into what it is like to work for a law firm and to put your study into practice.

During your work experience, you will gain experience of law in practice which can include the following:

  • Drafting letters
  • Legal research
  • File management
  • Attending conferences with counsel in chambers
  • Perusing documents
  • Shadowing client’s meetings
  • Going to court – lodging bundles
  • Administrative and clerical work
  • Document management – preparing bundles for court,collating,indexing and paginating documents

Other benefits may include:

  • The opportunity to gain insight into the practice of law and awareness of skills and qualities required to succeed as a legal practitioner
  • Development of essential personal and professional skills including confidence, communication, time management, team-working and problem solving
  • Networking opportunities
  • The chance to determine and test your career options
  • It will provide you  with an opportunity to obtain references which will support future job applications
  • It is also valuable experience to include in a CV

If you wish to apply then please email us your CV and a covering letter.

For further information please contact us on 020 8995 3556 or on 0844 556 9901. You can also email us at email us at info@descartessolicitors.co.uk .