Slaughter and May
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First Year Open Day 2021

Job description

We hold open days for first year law and non-law students every year.

The aim of the day is to provide an insight into the legal profession in general and more specifically the work of a City law firm. You will hear from partners, associates and trainees at the firm and have the opportunity to talk informally with them.

Reasonable travelling expenses will be reimbursed.

What we are looking for

Our trainees come from a range of universities – it is the quality of the candidate, not the university that is important to us. We like people with:

  • a sharp intellect
  • independent thought and curiosity
  • commercial awareness
  • energy, spark and commitment
  • the ability to relate to others
  • common sense and judgement
  • integrity
  • a range of interests outside of the law
  • an interesting take on things
  • resolve and resilience
  • a good sense of humour
  • a willingness to take on responsibility

Qualifications

Good A levels and good 2.1 marks at undergraduate degree level (or equivalent)

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
London
Salary
Unpaid

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via the Apply button

You will be asked to provide some personal details (including a full breakdown of all your examination results) and to attach your cover letter and CV. Your cover letter should tell us about you, why you are interested in a career in law and why you are applying to Slaughter and May. You should also include any other information which you think may be relevant to your application.

Please ensure that your cover letter is no longer than one side of A4 and address it to Janine Arnold, Senior Manager – Trainee Recruitment.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 18 December 2020

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Closing date:  18 December 2020

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