Work Experience (work shadowing) – one week placement – July 2024

HK Law are keen to support young people in their journey towards a career in law, and as a commitment to this we offer various work experience opportunities.

During the month of July, HK Law will provide up to 5 students aged 16 years and over, the chance to undertake a one-week placement at one of our offices.

These placements are unpaid and are aimed at school and college students who are interested in working within the legal field and who have been encouraged to undertake work experience by their education provider.

What you will be doing?
You will gain an insight into what is involved in working within a law firm.  You will get the opportunity to shadow some of our highly skilled Lawyers across a range of departments and will also be provided with basic tasks and reading to support you in increasing your knowledge of working both within law and within an office environment.

What will you gain from the experience?
As well as helping you in your decision making on whether a career in law is for you, the experience will equip you with a range of transferable skills that are essential in the working world, no matter what direction you take.

  • Please send a CV and brief covering letter/email to recruitment@hklaw.uk setting out your reasons for applying for work experience
  • Please state ‘2024 work experience’ in the subject title
  • Please state your preferred week in July for a work experience placement
  • Please let us know your preferred office location.

Significant dates:

  • Closing date for applications:             31 May 2024
  • Reviewing applications                        June 2024
  • Start date of 1 week placement           July 2024 

 

    Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to all candidates, therefore if you have not been contacted by the end of June 2024, please assume that it has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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