What do we offer?
Our programmes are designed to give you an initial insight into law firm life. Amongst other activities, this could include the opportunity to:
Who can apply?
You must be 16-18 years old and in school Years 12 or 13 in order to attend any of our work experience programmes.
Please note that our summer work experience programme is aimed at increasing access to the legal profession for students who meet the following criteria.
You must attend, and have always attended, a state-funded non-fee paying school/college and satisfy at least one of the criteria listed below:
How to apply
We recognise that most students will not have a CV yet, and neither is there any expectation for prior legal experience. Therefore, to make the application process as easy as possible, we do not ask for a CV or covering letter.
We are interested in your enthusiasm and motivation to follow your chosen field of interest and as such, our application form only requires you to complete a minimum of two extended questions.
Applications open in March for our Summer WEX Programme, and August for our October half term programme.
To register your interest to be notified when applications open for the above programmes, please fill in and submit the form.
Hear what our past participants have said about our programme
Equity, diversity, and inclusion at BDB Pitmans
At BDB Pitmans, our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion sits at the heart of who we are as a firm. It affects all areas of law firm life, and strongly informs our approach to working with clients, partners, and the communities we serve.
All applications are welcomed and considered on the merits of the applicant alone, regardless of age, sex or sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, parental responsibilities (including pregnancy and maternity), race, gender identity or marital and civil partnership status (Equality Act 2010).
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