Insight Event

First Year Insight Scheme - April 2023

Insight event: 2 days

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Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world's most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within our sectors, we work closely together with our clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive. Together we challenge expectation and create extraordinary results.

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Find out how Taylor Wessing's games-based assessment enables them to recruit a diverse workforce with a range of different characters and mindsets.

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We work with clients in the world's most dynamic industries and help them succeed by advising on their businesses throughout their life cycle. Specialising in technology, media and communications, life sciences, real estate, energy and infrastructure and private wealth, we act for 32 of the world's top 50 brands; some of the world's most exciting start-ups and unicorns; and some of the world's wealthiest families. 

A diverse client base allows us to advise on more than just the law. We're a firm that encourages new ideas and different ways of doing things. Our experts play an essential role in advising clients on business growth and protection, while introducing them to new people, new markets and fresh perspectives that will help their businesses stand out and flourish. 

Collaboration is key to our success. We recruit a wide range of students including those who haven't studied Law. 

Types of work

Our specialists attract the most dynamic clients in the industry. We do more than just advise on the law. Companies with innovative business models, emerging technologies and exclusive products, and high stake investments need to remain competitive and distinctive. This is how we work. 

We have an unrivalled network of industry leaders we work with and introduce our clients to. From start-ups to liquidity to global brands, clients work with us because it sets them apart.
 
'Superb', 'outstanding', 'expert', 'strategic' and 'commercial' are all terms associated with our reputation.  We want everyone to enjoy working with us – as much as that is possible when providing legal advice.  Efficiency is important, but anticipating needs for greater protection and security through creative solutions compliments the advice we provide to clients and will prepare you for future challenges of exceeding expectations.

First year opportunities

Join us on our Trailblazing First Year Insight Scheme on 17 and 18 April 2023, to find out why we're a law firm for the game-changers; the smart thinkers and the ground-breakers. The deadline to apply is 1 February 2023.

The two day scheme, based in our London office, will provide you with the chance to learn more about the Firm, network and shadow senior lawyers and trainees, take part in a group commercial exercise and attend social events with your cohort. You'll not only gain experience in two different practice areas but gain skills and have a one to one session with a member of the Early Talent team to support you with the next step of your journey. 

To be eligible to attend you must be a your first year of your degree (any discipline), as this scheme will be focused on finding out more about Taylor Wessing to prepare you for our vacation scheme opportunities in 2024/2025.

Who should apply

Naturally, we expect you to be committed to a career in law, with a genuine passion to learn. Our people love what they do and want to contribute new ideas. They are team players who value and respect individuality, and the benefit of working in an inclusive environment.  Qualifications are also important to us, and we look for a minimum of ABB grades at A level and a 2.1 degree in any STEM discipline.

We appreciate though that not every candidate's achievements look the same on paper, that's why we use Rare Recruitment Contextual Recruitment System to consider everyone's achievements in context. We also take into account any mitigating circumstances. You should be confident, with good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships. You’ll have the energy, ambition and creativity to take responsibility, challenge and make a difference. 

When and how to apply 

The deadline to apply is 1 February 2023.

Diversity & Inclusion

Creating an inclusive working environment and recognising the value diversity brings to the firm is key to our people strategy at Taylor Wessing; it's what makes Taylor Wessing a great place to work. Diversity in all professions is very important and the legal profession is no exception. The end goal for any firm is to create and maintain a supportive environment for everyone regardless of their background, culture or lifestyle. Our trainees are involved in shaping out culture through our inclusion networks. These cover: gender balance, LGBT+ inclusion, racial equality, social mobility and physical and mental health and wellbeing. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 1st, 2023
  • Starting: April 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: n/a
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Insight event: 2 days
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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