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Undergraduate Legal Summer Vacation Schemes with PwC - Summer 2023

Finance/Maths/Business.

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What we do in Legal

Our client-facing legal practice is an exciting place to launch your legal career. With some 3,700 plus business lawyers across more than 100 countries, we have one of the most extensive legal services networks in the world. Because of the way our business is structured, we’re able to provide our clients with rounded solutions, incorporating multidisciplinary advice from our wider business areas.

Careers at PwC | Together we can make the difference

Working with us is not just about legal advice. It’s about seeing beyond uncertainty and risk to uncover new opportunities. It’s about harnessing the power of PwC’s global reach, local presence and industry depth to chart a future-ready path to success. It’s a unique training environment.

Legal Summer Vacation Scheme

To get a training contract with us, you’ll need to complete our Legal Summer Vacation Scheme. The two-week schemes for students run in the summer and will help you decide whether a career with us is right for you.

Do well and you’ll be offered a training contract with us – the start date will be flexible where possible.

Starting out in your chosen career will be exciting, stretching and challenging. But the rewards are well worth it. If you’re ready to invest plenty of effort, commitment, flexibility and passion, we’re ready to give you our full support and invest in your future.

What you’ll gain

Our two-week paid Summer Vacation Scheme is a great way to find out how we work and see for yourself the ways in which we’re truly unique in the legal marketplace, gaining valuable legal work experience during your time with us. You’ll get a highly-competitive wage while you’re here. You’ll rotate across two different practice groups, carry out research, draft legal documents and attend client meetings. You’ll have the opportunity to join client meetings and calls, conduct research, practise legal drafting, join our seminar and training programme and work directly alongside our lawyers.

The scheme is our principal route towards securing a training contract with us.

What you need

We generally recruit two years in advance for trainee solicitors however we’re flexible and allow applications from penultimate year (and onwards) law students and final year (and onwards) non-law students.

  • You’ll need to have, or be on course to pass an undergraduate degree or above. We determine whether you're on course to pass on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study
  • A keen interest in business law.

When to apply

Please check individual vacancies for more information. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: June 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 2 weeks
  • Watford, Reading, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Belfast, London, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Southampton, Cambridge, Birmingham and Castle Donington (Derby)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Maths

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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