Vacation schemes compared

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NB: some firms are planning to postpone their vac schemes following the coronavirus outbreak. Please verify on the firms' websites before applying. We will update this page as details come in.

 

  Vacancies Season Duration Remuneration Closing dates for vac scheme

Addleshaw Goddard

70

Spring and summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

01 October 2021; 6 January 2022

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

8

Summer

2 weeks

London living wage

9 January 2022

Allen & Overy LLP (2020)

50

Winter and summer

Not known

£450

20 October 2019 (winter); 22 December 2019 (summer)

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

10

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

See website 

Ashfords LLP

24

Summer

Not known

Not known

30 April 2022

Ashurst

75

Winter and summer

1-3 weeks

Not known

13 October 2021 (winter); 5 January 2022 (summer)

Baker McKenzie

45

Spring and summer

1-3 weeks

Not known

1 December 2021 (spring); 1 January 2022 (summer)

Bates Well

Not known

Summer

1-  weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

BDB Pitmans 

10

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

1 December 2022 

Bevan Brittan

20

Summer

1 week

Not known

28 January 2022

Bird & Bird

40

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

30 December 2021 (spring); 15th December 2022 (summer)

Birketts

Not known

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

BLM

15

Not known

2 weeks

Not known

9 January 2022

Boodle Hatfield

6

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

BP Collins

20

Spring Summer and Autumn

1-2 weeks

£25 pw

31 March 2022

Bristows

36

Winter spring and summer

2 days

Not known

17 October 2021 (IP Workshop for Scientists and Engineers Fast-track); 31 October 2021 (IP Workshops); 14 November 2021 (IP Workshop for Scientists and Engineers)

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

30

Summer

Not known

Not known

31 January 2022

Burges Salmon

40

Winter spring and summer

1-2 weeks

£275 pw

28 October 2021 (winter); 10 January 2022 (spring and summer) 

Charles Russell Speechlys

Not known

Not known

Not known

Not known

31 January 2022 

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

48

Winter spring and summer

Not known

Not known

31 January 2022 

Clifford Chance

Not known

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

Se website.

Clyde & Co

60

Summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

January 2022

CMS

Not known

Summer

3 weeks

Not known

24th December 2021

Cooley

10

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

Covington & Burling

10

Winter and summer

Not known

Not known

11 October 2021 (winter), 14 January 2022 (summer)

Cripps Pemberton Greenish

6

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

See website.

Davis Polk & Wardwell London

20

Summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

8 January 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton

45

Spring and summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

3 January 2022 

Dechert

20

Spring, summer, and winter

2 weeks

Not known

15 October 2021 (winter); 31 December 2021 (spring); 31 January 2022 (summer)

Dentons

40

Spring and summer

2 weeks

Not known

3 January 2022

DLA Piper

100

Summer

3 weeks

Not known

31 December 2021

DWF

Not known

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

14 January 2022

Eversheds Sutherland

80

Not known

2 weeks

£370 pw (London); £315 pw (elsewhere)

05 January 2022

Farrer & Co

30

Spring and summer

2 weeks

£300/week

31 January 2022

Fox Williams

12

Summer

1 week

Not known

See website

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

60

Summer

3 weeks

Not known

06 January 2022

Gateley PLC

60

Summer

2 weeks

£300 pw

24 January 2022

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

18

Summer

3 weeks

Not known

01 February 2022

Goodwin

20

Summer

Not known

Not known

15 January 2022

Herbert Smith Freehills

100

Winter spring and summer

Not known

Not known

1 October 2021 (winter); 3 December 2021 (spring/summer)

Hewitsons

10

Summer

1 week

Not known

31 January 2020

HFW

35

Summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

Hill Dickinson

65

Summer

1 week

Not known

31 January 2022

Hogan Lovells

70

Winter and summer

Up to 3 weeks

Not known

31 December 2021 (summer); 31 October 2021 (winter)

Howes Percival

24

Summer

1 week

Not known

31 March 2022

Irwin Mitchell

65

Winter

Not known

Not known

2 January 2022

Jones Day

20

Winter spring and summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

25 October 2019 (winter); 13 December 2019 (spring); 10 January 2020 (summer)

K&L Gates

12

Winter

Not known

Not known

31 January 2022

Kirkland & Ellis

30

Spring and summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

2 January 2022

Latham & Watkins

60

Winter spring and summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

31 October 2021 (winter), 2 January 2022 (summer)

Lewis Silkin

Not known

Spring and summer

1 week

Not known

28 February 2022

Linklaters

Not known

Winter spring and summer

2-4 weeks

£450 pw

14 October 2021 (Winter); 10 December 2021 (Spring and Summer)

Macfarlanes

55

Spring and summer

2 weeks

£330 pw

3 January 2022

Mayer Brown

30

Spring and summer

2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

Michelmores

16

Summer

Not known

Not known

31 January 2022 (spring); 30 June 2022 (summer)

Mills & Reeve

38

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

4 January 2022

Mishcon de Reya

40

Spring and summer

Not known

Paid

22 December 2021

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

10

Summer

2 weeks

£350 pw

26 January 2022

Morrison & Foerster (UK)

7

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

3 January 2022 

Muckle

25

Summer

1 week

Not known

31 January 2022

Norton Rose Fulbright

40

Winter spring and summer

1-2 weeks

£370 pw

31 October 2021 (Winter); 21 November 2021(Spring); 16 January 2022 (Summer)

Osborne Clarke

35

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

15 January 2022

Paul Hastings (Europe)

Not known

Summer

Not known

Not known

28 February 2021

Penningtons Manches Cooper

50

Summer

1 week

£370 pw

31 January 2022

Pinsent Masons

100

Not known

Not known

£375 pw (London); £325 pw (regions Scotland); £315 pw (Belfast)

3 December 2021

Ropes & Gray

20

Spring

2 weeks

Paid

31 January 2022

RPC

24

Summer

2 weeks

£400 pw

9 January 2022

Russell-Cooke

12

Spring

1 week

£500 pw

18 February 2022

Shearman & Sterling

40

Winter spring and summer

Not known

Not known

31 October 2021 (winter); 16 January 2022 (spring and summer)

Sidley Austin

45

Winter and summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

29 October 2021 (winter) 28 January 2021 (spring/summer)

Simkins

8

Summer

1 week

Not known

See website. 

Simmons & Simmons

65

Winter and  summer

1-2 weeks

Not known

1 November 2019 (Winter); 15 January 2020 (Summer London); 15 February 2020 (Summer Bristol)

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Not known

Winter

Not known

Not known

15 December 2021

Slaughter and May

100

Spring and summer

1-3 weeks

£450 pw

15 October 2021 (winter); 10 December 2021 (summer)

Squire Patton Boggs

25

Winter spring and summer

1-2 weeks

£265 pw (London); £250 pw (elsewhere)

 7 January 2021

Stephens Scown

Not known

Summer

Not known

Paid

See website.

Stephenson Harwood

40

Winter spring and summer

1-2 weeks

£370 pw

31 January 2022

Stevens & Bolton

10

Summer

1 week

Not known

See website.

Sullivan & Cromwell

8

Summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

14 January 2022

Taylor Vinters

20

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

See website. 

Taylor Wessing

40

Summer

2 weeks

Not known

4 January 2022

Travers Smith

72

Winter and summer

2 weeks

Not known

Winter: rolling; summer: 17 January 2020

Trowers & Hamlins

34

Summer

2 weeks

£300 pw (London); £250 pw (elsewhere)

31 January 2020

TLT

Undisclosed 

Summer

2 weeks 

£300 pw

10 January 2022

Vinson & Elkins

25

Summer

Not known

Not known

14 January 2022 

Ward Hadaway

26

Spring and summer

1 week

Not known

Winter 2021

Watson Farley & Williams

30

Winter

Not known

Not known

4 January 2022

Wedlake Bell

8

Summer

3 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

Weil Gotshal & Manges

20

Spring and summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

10 January 2022

White & Case

Not known

Winter spring and summer

2 weeks

£500 pw

31 October 2021 (winter); 15 January 2022 (spring and summer)

Wilkin Chapman

30

Spring and summer

1 week

Not known

31 January 2022

Winckworth Sherwood

10

Summer

2 weeks

£150 pw

28th February 2021 

Withers

18

Spring and summer

2 weeks

Not known

31 January 2022

Womble Bond Dickinson

90

Summer

1 week

£300 pw (London); £250 pw (elsewhere)

See firm website.


The information above was provided to us directly by law firms in August 2019 or taken from firms' websites. Deadlines and application information can change at short notice and from year to year, so please check firms' websites for the latest information.