Which City player won the wooing-war?
As another vacation scheme season draws to a close, now seems like the perfect time to review what has been an activity filled summer for aspiring City lawyers.
But which firm managed to trump the competition and show lawyers hopefuls that there’s more to City life than law? With that in mind, Legal Cheek has selected some of the best contenders…
Sweetening the deal, Clifford Chance treated its cohort to some hands-on experience as chocolatiers.
Allen & Overy cooked up a food-focused social at London’s Underground Cookery School, which saw vac schemers show off their culinary skills.
Aspiring lawyers at Herbert Smith Freehills were treated to a ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery with a techy twist.
Our summer Vacation Scheme students had a successful evening at a murder mystery event. They had to investigate a murder, using fingerprint detection and face recognition software to convict the murderer. For more information on our Vacation Schemes: https://t.co/me4sBHL5Uw pic.twitter.com/MbIVqnwEkC
— HSF Graduates UK (@HSFgraduatesUK) July 1, 2019
Freshfields‘ lot came together to give back to a local community centre.
Our first set of vac schemers completed their community challenge last week. They spent the day at Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre and got stuck into gardening, painting, cooking and helping with the foodbank service.
Well done for all your hard work👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/o1FfXsDfdU
— Freshfields Grads (@FreshfieldsGrad) July 3, 2019
After sailing through their vac scheme, Baker McKenzie‘s bunch rounded off their time at the firm with a cruise along the Thames.
Also taking to the Thames, these Hogan Lovells vac scheme voyagers appeared blown away by an extreme, adrenaline-pumping power boat tour.
Linklaters‘ batch of vac schemers were treated to a spot of bubbly on the London Eye.
Ashurst wined and dined its aspiring lawyers at a schmancy City restaurant serving British scran. Is that a shepherd’s pie we spy? 🤤
Macfarlanes took its summer cohort to Shoreditch’s Flight Club for a game of darts.
Meanwhile, Travers Smith were keen to find out if its vac schemers were on the ball — in and outside the office.
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