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Applying for a workshop

Whatever stage you are at, you can apply to attend one of our workshops.

We offer a number of workshops for you to choose from:

Date: Tuesday 26 November 2019

For the chance to get an early insight into Freshfields and our career opportunities, apply for our ‘Freshers meet Freshfields’ workshop, held at our London office in December.

Date: Thursday 28 November 2019

This open day is designed for those that are interested in applying for a vacation scheme. It will give you an insight into the vacation scheme application process and what life is like as Freshfields lawyer.

Date: Tuesday 3 December 2019

We’re interested in meeting students from all backgrounds and degree disciplines at this practical one-day workshop that will tell you more about how to apply to Freshfields, including insights from lawyers who studied a subject other than law.

Date: : Wednesday 4 December 2019

Putting innovation at the heart of what we do means that we need a wide variety of trainees to apply a ‘digital lens’ to everything we do. This unique workshop gives STEM students an insight into how we are utilising technology and how they can use their degree as a Lawyer at Freshfields.

Date: Thursday 5 December 2019

For graduates of all disciplines, this practical one-day workshop will tell you more about how to apply to Freshfields, including insights from lawyers who applied at a later stage.

Date: Wednesday 15 April 2020

This workshop is open to everyone – whatever year group and degree background. You’ll spend a day in our London office meeting a range of lawyers, learning about a specific area of law and developing your understanding of what a career at Freshfields involves.

Date: Wednesday 8 – Thursday 9 April 2020

A practical two day scheme to help you develop your understanding of our selection process and the skills you need to demonstrate to secure a vacation scheme. Following this workshop you may be invited to be fast-tracked for a vacation scheme interview commencing in 2021. This workshop is open to both law and non-law students in their first year of an undergraduate degree.

First year undergraduate
  • Open day

    Wednesday 15 April 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 20 Feb 2020

  • Freshers meet
    Freshfields workshop

    Tuesday 26 November 2019

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct – 5 Nov 2019

  • Spring Scheme

    Wednesday 8 – Thursday 9 April 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 20 Feb 2020

  • Open day

    Wednesday 15 April 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 20 Feb 2020

  • Vacation scheme
    insight workshop

    Thursday 28 November 2019

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct – 5 Nov 2019

  • Summer vacation schemes

    Scheme one:

    Monday 22 June – Friday 10 July 2020

    Scheme two:

    Monday 13 July - Friday 31 July 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

  • Training contract 2022

    Summer application window dates:

    Law (UK LLB) only

    1 June – 16 July 2020

    London-Asia training contract 2022

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

  • Open day

    Wednesday 15 April 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 20 Feb 2020

  • Training contract 2022

    Winter application window dates:
    Law and non-law

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

    Summer application window dates:
    Law (UK LLB) only

    1 Jun – 16 Jul 2020

  • Final year non-law Workshop

    Tuesday 3 December 2019

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct – 5 Nov 2019

  • London/Asia training
    contract 2022

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

  • Open day

    Wednesday 15 April 2020

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 20 Feb 2020

  • Training contract 2022

    Winter application window dates:
    Law and non-law

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

    Summer application window dates:
    Law (UK LLB) and GDL graduates

    1 Jun – 16 Jul 2020

  • Graduate workshop

    Thursday 5 December 2019

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct – 5 Nov 2019

  • London-Asia training
    contract 2022

    Application window dates:

    1 Oct 2019 – 6 Jan 2020

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