The University of Law
The University of Law (ULaw) is the largest provider of legal education in the UK*, with connections with over 90 of the top 100 law firms.
We offer a range of postgraduate training and Master’s degrees designed by qualified experts to help students advance at any stage of their career.
We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us. That’s why our courses are employment-focused, honing key skills in a teaching environment based on real legal practice. Our experienced careers service also offers students the chance to get real-life experience from the start.
Full-time, part-time and online study options are available on many of our courses to help students work and study at the same time.
At TLT, going beyond expectations, challenging conventions and creating lasting value for clients is what we are known for. It’s what you could be known for too. TLT is a place where ambition and drive really matter. We want lawyers that push boundaries, ask questions and can solve complex problems.
But what matters to you? Train with us and you can voice your ideas, get stuck into client work and have input on where and how you work. You’ll join an open and collaborative culture where you can approach anyone for a conversation and get involved in causes that you care about.
Our training programme gives you the opportunity to grow your legal knowledge and business development experience. It puts you right at the heart of the action and is all about giving you real work, creating real results and getting real recognition for your achievements
We work with clients from the clean energy, digital, financial services, leisure, food & drink, public sector, real estate and retail & consumer goods sectors. You’ll get to know their businesses in and out and make a real difference, no matter who you are.
One firm worldwide
As a truly global law firm, Jones Day lawyers enjoy an exciting career, alongside more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices and 18 different jurisdictions. New lawyers have the opportunity to be involved in demanding and complex matters, advising multinational clients encountering globalized challenges. The firm is distinguished by the seamless collaboration of a true partnership; a singular tradition of client service; and shared professional values.
Non-rotational training contract
Our distinctive training contract structure is integral to our culture and success and the benefits are felt at every level. In the absence of a rigid seat-system, trainees have the flexibility to mould their career from the earliest opportunity and enjoy a high level of responsibility. Our trainees are quickly integrated into various teams across the firm and gain unparalleled exposure to different areas of law.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton is a leading international law firm with market-leading practices with offices in New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Moscow, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo. The London office works on many of the highest profile and most complex transactions in Europe and worldwide. We do this by virtue of our English and New York law expertise and our close integration with our other offices. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. The firm’s culture fosters a collaborative approach across disciplines and regions, and, as a result, clients benefit from the dedication, cohesiveness and superior quality that we bring to all of our work worldwide.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, specialising particularly in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. The firm employs over 3,000 people worldwide, including around 1,500 lawyers and more than 400 partners. The firm’s international footprint encompasses seven offices across Asia Pacific, two offices in the Middle East, six offices in continental Europe and one in Africa. The firm also has comprehensive coverage across each of the UK’s three legal jurisdictions.
We believe that if we do business in the right way and for the right reasons, success that will flow from that. Over the last year we have:
- Launched the Mindful Business Charter with Barclays and Addleshaw Goddard. 21 organisations have now signed up
- Been listed as Stonewall’s most inclusive LGBT+ employer
- Been ranked as a Times top 50 employer for women for the third time
- Affirmed our commitment to UN Global Goals for sustainable development
- Joined the Valuable 500 campaign, which seeks to place disability inclusion on the board agenda of 500 global businesses
Burges Salmon LLP
Burges Salmon is an ambitious, sustainable and inclusive firm that ensures its clients, people and wider communities flourish.
By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.
With offices in Bristol, Edinburgh, London and Dublin, the firm’s people work wherever clients need them to be, both within the UK and internationally. The firm works across the UK, with lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK: England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
Some of our recent awards and achievements include:
- Being voted by our people as Roll on Friday Law Firm of the Year 2022.
- Winner of the ‘Best law firm for eco-friendliness’ at the Legal Cheek Awards 2022.
- Being named as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women.
- Receiving a Platinum Investors in People accreditation.
- Winner of the LexisNexis Legal Award for Sustainability 2022.
Osborne Clarke LLP
Osborne Clarke is an award-winning multinational law firm. We’ve grown rapidly, with 25 offices around the world and we’re proud to say that our influence and impact can now be applied almost anywhere. The core sectors we work in all thrive on innovation; digital business, energy, financial services, life sciences, real estate, recruitment and transport. Our sector teams include lawyers from all legal disciplines, effortlessly blending expertise, insight and enthusiasm. Crucially, we think sector-first, organising ourselves around the current affairs and future challenges of the industries we serve, rather than traditional legal practice areas. It helps keep us one step ahead. Recent recruits describe the firm as ‘friendly’, ‘inclusive’, ‘open’ and ‘fun’; clients say it is ‘approachable’, ‘proactive’, ‘understanding’ and ‘formidable’.