Internship Experience UK - Commercial Law

Are you looking to pursue a career in the world of commercial law? Then this three-day online internship is the right stream for you. It’s your opportunity to boost your CV by meeting some of the leading law firms in the world and gain invaluable tools to have an impact on your future career.

What does the Law internship experience involve?

This three-day virtual experience will take place between 14th and 16th July and is designed to help you build your legal network, gain direct insights into a range of world-renowned law firms and develop all the key skills you need to stand out in future applications. This is what you can expect from your internship experience:

Day 1 (9am – 5:30pm):

You’ll gain core skills, insights and top tips by attending different sector workshops throughout the day. These sessions will be delivered by trainee solicitors, partners and graduate recruitment teams from Allen & Overy, Clyde & CoHerbert Smith FreehillsSidley Austin and Slaughter and May.

Day 2 (9am – 4:30pm):

Begin a work project to simulate real-life work experience at a law firm. Our partner employers and recent law graduates will support you in every step of the process – a great opportunity to build personal connections in the world of work.

Day 3 (9am – 2pm):

On the last and final day, you’ll be given some additional time to finalise your project and submit. You'll take part in a session all about applying to top employers and celebrate completing the end of the internship experience.

We’ll be providing full details of the Law internship experience sessions soon and you can view the schedule and programme agenda for more details here. This is a free experience and can be completed fully virtually.

To apply

Application deadline is 9th of July 2020, 6:00 PM

How does it benefit my future career?

We all know that pursuing a career in law is very competitive and students need a lot of resilience, commercial awareness and a strong professional network to secure that dream role.

Whether you are doing a law degree or not, this experience will give you that competitive advantage to stand out in future applications. You’ll learn new skills, enhance your professional network, whilst gaining a direct insight into what a career with these top firms would really look like.

In addition, you’ll also receive a certificate when you’ve finalised your internship experience – a great way to share your success with future employers and make your CV stand out from the competition.

Am I eligible and how do I apply?

The law internship experience is open to every student and recent graduate over the age of 18. All you require is Bright Network membership which is completely free, and you can complete when you start your application. To apply, simply click the button below and fill out an application – it takes about 10 minutes to complete.

The application deadline is Thursday 9th July at 6pm.

What if I have a question?

Take a look at our FAQs page which answers common questions about the programme. For all other enquiries, contact the team at