Get a sense of what different firms’ vacation schemes are really like by reading these insider reports from candidates who have experienced them first hand. Will a firm focus on mock exercises and workshops or give you the full trainee solicitor experience? Find out before deciding where to apply for work placement schemes and training contracts. 

Allen & Overy LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

Nassim Ikhlef

  • When: Winter 2016
  • Subject: Mathematics
  • University: Imperial College London
Ashurst LLP

Ashurst LLP

Matthew Vine

  • When: Winter 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Nottingham
Bristows LLP

Bristows LLP

Sophie French

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Oxford
Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Connie O’Conor

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Philosophy
  • University: University of Durham
Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Georgia Davies

  • When: Spring 2017
  • Subject: Psychology
  • University: University of Durham
Ince & Co LLP

Ince & Co LLP

Dorothea James

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Philosophy
  • University: University of Durham
Jones Day

Jones Day

Leonie Ghirardi

  • When: Spring 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Reading
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Adrian Kilercioglu

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Politics, philosophy and law (qualifying LLB)
  • University: King’s College London
Linklaters LLP

Linklaters LLP

Sanaa Mekki

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: London School of Economics
Macfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Louise Thompson

  • When: Spring 2017
  • Subject: Economics
  • University: University of York
Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thierry Houle-Graham

  • When: Spring 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University College London
Mills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Jonathan Christy

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Nottingham
Osborne Clarke LLP

Osborne Clarke LLP

Aidan Coghlan

  • When: Summer 2015
  • Subject: History
  • University: University of Oxford
Reed Smith

Reed Smith

Alice Powell

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: European studies and French
  • University: King’s College London
RPC

RPC

Joseph Akwaboa

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of the West of England
Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Hannah Howard

  • When: Spring 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Buckingham
Stephenson Harwood LLP

Stephenson Harwood LLP

Alex Plant

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Durham
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dermot Costello

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law with American studies
  • University: King’s College London
Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Freddie Wright

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Bristol
Walker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP

Jake Smith

  • When: Spring 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of York
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Kaajal Shah

  • When: Spring 2017
  • Subject: Law with international legal studies
  • University: University of Southampton
Withers LLP

Withers LLP

Martha Male

  • When: Summer 2016
  • Subject: English
  • University: University of Bristol