Tag: Work experience

Fieldfisher teams up with client Peloton to create ‘diversity vac scheme’

Two-week programme for aspiring lawyers from unrepresented groups

Nov 1 2021 9:25am

Macfarlanes launches ‘app scheme’

TC hopefuls can now get the 'trainee experience' via their phones

Oct 26 2021 10:54am

Legal work experience opportunities fall by 11%

Biggest industry decrease

Jun 26 2018 10:14am

Experience: I spent a month putting into practice the tort law I learnt on the GDL

Monica Davis shares her experience of doing a vac scheme at the UK's largest medical negligence law firm

Sep 15 2016 9:56am

How I landed a mini-pupilage speaking to a fishmonger at Sainsbury’s

From a Dalston supermarket to Doughty Street Chambers

Aug 3 2016 10:36am

The very best legal work experience horror stories

Includes: Being mistaken for a criminal and fainting in court

Jul 19 2016 9:04am

Charlotte Proudman: Solicitor asked me for bikini photo in exchange for work experience

LinkedIn sexism row barrister also says her leg was inappropriately "rubbed" during mini-pupillage

Sep 16 2015 11:41am

Cambridge law student seeks to track down Pride barrister so he can make work experience plea

Bar hopeful is offering cake in return for information

Jun 29 2015 11:39am

Bristol Uni law student who swore at police avoids criminal record after representing himself in court

In this difficult moment for wannabe lawyers, where work experience is so scarce that a...

Jun 13 2013 1:30pm

Going, going, gone – to the person with £2,660 to blow on legal work experience

Westminster School has completed its controversial auction of work experience at the criminal Bar, with...

May 23 2013 7:12am

Five Ways Barristers Can Treat Mini-Pupils Better

As I continue the Herculean battle to obtain pupillage, I broke a promise to myself...

Aug 1 2012 10:15am

Bar Social Mobility Week: Northerners Need Not Apply

This week is Bar social mobility placement week, with 69 high-achieving students from low-performing state...

Jul 12 2012 10:29am

Should We Let Sleeping Judges Lie?

Alex Aldridge found it hard to stay awake while marshalling as a bright-eyed 26-year-old, so...

Feb 15 2012 3:49pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Twork Experience, Fairy Tales & City Lawyer Fat Cats

Earlier this week, law student David Woodall set out some etiquette for asking lawyers for...

Jan 20 2012 10:26am

Don’t Suppose You Have Any Work Experience Opportunities? #GizAJob

Is it acceptable to ask for work experience through Twitter, asks GDL student David Woodall....

Jan 17 2012 10:37am

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Trials of The 1%’ To Begin As Occupy Allowed To Stay In Shoreditch Courthouse For 3 More Weeks

Occupy London protesters have been granted the right to continue squatting a disused Old Street...

Jan 4 2012 8:48am


Follow @DiaryofaGDL GDL student David Woodall isn’t convinced all work experience is worthwhile It dawns...

Nov 22 2011 10:25am