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

Gareth Mair

  • When: Winter 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Warwick
Bristows LLP

Bristows LLP

Portia Guidotti

  • When: Winter 2017
  • Subject: Pharmacology
  • University: University of Bristol
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Krish Raichura

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: English literature
  • University: Queen Mary University of London
Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

Olivia Ved

  • When: Spring 2016
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University College London
Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP

Melissa Montford

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: Coventry University
Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells

Abisola Yussuf

  • When: Winter 2017
  • Subject: International development
  • University: King’s College London
Howes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP

Oluwatobi Taiwo

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Leicester
Ince & Co LLP

Ince & Co LLP

Dorothea James

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

Georgia Cooper-Dervan

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: London School of Economics
Linklaters LLP

Linklaters LLP

Matthew Carpenter

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

Macfarlanes LLP

Chanel Yusuf

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Exeter
Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Anthony Cunningham

  • When: Summer 2018
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Kent
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

Sampaguita Tarrant

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

Ela Broderick-Bassar

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: LPC
  • University: The University of Law
Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths

Abi Wood

  • When: Spring 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Liverpool
Stephenson Harwood LLP

Stephenson Harwood LLP

Yuki Yue

  • When: Winter 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Exeter
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Hannah Cockle

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Oxford
Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Matilda Dolin

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: Law
  • University: University of Sheffield
Walker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP

Becky Delaney

  • When: Spring 2018
  • Subject: Law with European legal studies
  • University: University of Newcastle
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Ella Harold

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: French and German
  • University: University of Oxford
Withers LLP

Withers LLP

Georgie Moule

  • When: Summer 2017
  • Subject: French and Spanish
  • University: University of Newcastle