Law Sector Guide
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  • The UK legal sector is made up of experienced legal professionals and trusted frameworks. Its law firms offer an international network of talent and expertise and provide specialist services in a vast range of sectors such as Intellectual Property, Energy and Finance.
  • The sector is world leading and English law is used to support people and businesses all over the world.
  • Technological innovations have contributed to the sector’s success, with legal practitioners operating in digitally-enabled courts across the country.
  • The law covers almost every aspect of modern life and therefore needs an extensive network of specialists.
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Law – Intellectual Property (IP)
Sponsored by Bristows
  • Bristows is a leading city law firm based in London, with a satellite office in Brussels.
  • It focuses on IP-rich sectors such as technology, life sciences and brands; and it solves litigation, transactional, regulatory and advisory challenges.
  • Established in 1837, the firm has long-standing relationships with a wide variety of clients – from high-profile charities to global corporations.
  • By combining legal expertise with science and technology backgrounds, Bristows develops a thorough understanding of its clients’ businesses – and offers advice that helps shape the future of entire industries.

Bristows Hub on Gradcracker

If you’re wondering whether you’d be right for Bristows – and whether they’d be right for you – visit the ‘Life at Bristows’ page on their Gradcracker hub. Here, you can learn more about the company, how their lawyers work and what makes them tick.

Welcome to Bristows

Quality work, leading clients and all the early responsibility you can handle – these are just some of the reasons to join Bristows. You can find out what other benefits are on offer on their ‘Why you should join us’ page.

Their hub also has lots of application advice and interview tips to make the journey a little easier for you. Find out what kind of person Bristows is looking for, and how to put together a well-researched application that will really stand out.

A supportive culture

At Bristows, you’re never far from encouragement and advice. And, as part of a small intake of trainees, you’ll work directly with clients right from the start.

If you’d like to deliver expert advice, start your career at Bristows.

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