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

Chris Watkins

  • When: Winter 2015
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Leicester
Ashurst LLP

Ashurst LLP

Emilia Gray

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Warwick
Bristows LLP

Bristows LLP

Kiran Sidhu

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Biochemistry
  • University: University of Oxford
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Joel Padi

  • When: June 2019
  • Subject: Law
  • University: Keele University
Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Tyra Ntege

  • When: June 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Kent
Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP

Melissa Montford

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: Coventry University
DWF Group PLC

DWF Group PLC

Zainab Bhadelia

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: LPC
  • University: BPP University Law School
Gateley Legal

Gateley Legal

Oliver Salmon

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Nottingham
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Adam Bolton

  • When: Spring 2019
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Birmingham
Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Kalon Tsang

  • When: Winter 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Cambridge
Howes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP

Daniel Ingle

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Oxford
Jones Day

Jones Day

Ayshea Baker

  • When: Winter 2017
  • Subject: English literature and French
  • University: University of Birmingham
Kennedys

Kennedys

Daniel Kellard

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Politics and international relations
  • University: University of Bath
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Tejaswini Krishnaprasad

  • When: July 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: Durham University
Linklaters LLP

Linklaters LLP

Matthew Carpenter

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Leeds
Macfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Chris Wood

  • When: Easter 2018
  • Subject: Geography
  • University: University of Exeter
Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Niki Mehta

  • When: Spring 2019
  • Subject: History
  • University: University of Nottingham
Mills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Johannes Arens

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: History and politics
  • University: Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP

Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP

Danial Alam

  • When: June 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: LSE
Osborne Clarke LLP

Osborne Clarke LLP

George Oakes

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Manchester
Reed Smith

Reed Smith

Terry Prempeh

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Theology and philosophy
  • University: Durham University
RPC

RPC

Sarah Herniman

  • When: June 2018
  • Subject: History
  • University: University of Cambridge
Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Tom Atkin-Willoughby

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Manchester
Stephenson Harwood LLP

Stephenson Harwood LLP

Rahul Mittal

  • When: April 2019
  • Subject: Law
  • University: Durham University
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Eleanor Chafer

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Oxford
Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Edward Wilson

  • When: July 2018
  • Subject: Human, social and political sciences
  • University: University of Cambridge
Walker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP

Sienna Henry-Fisher

  • When: April 2019
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Leeds
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Mounah Abdallah

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Law with management
  • University: Aston University
Withers LLP

Withers LLP

Tessa Schrempf

  • When: June 2018
  • Subject: Austrian, European and International Law
  • University: University of Vienna