Brodies LLP

Internship – Information Technology (IT) Intern

This opportunity is powered by the #BlackInterns Program which is a Black Professionals United Kingdom (BPU) initiative.

We are creating internship opportunities for members of the Black community across UK.

About Brodies LLP

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last three years, the firm's revenue has grown by 20%, and almost 100 new colleagues have joined. Today, we have more than 800 colleagues and offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, London and Brussels. We combine colleagues' expertise in all business areas, to deliver Enlightened Thinking – new knowledge and new legal possibilities – uniquely suited to our Scottish, UK and international clients.

Purpose of role

The 6-week placement can be based in our Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow offices and will be working in our Innovation and Technology team. This role will offer an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into the technologies that underpin and support our legal work.


  • Assisting Helpdesk analysts with onsite support to answer Helpdesk calls in a timely fashion.
  • General system and/or PC administration.
  • Assisting either the infrastructure team or the development and systems teams with tasks as required.
  • Reviewing technical and systems knowledge articles and ensuring they're up to date.
  • Attend meetings with end user colleagues to discuss project progress and outputs.
  • Undertake tasks or actions resulting from meetings to support Product Owners.
  • Testing development tasks and ensuring acceptance criteria met.

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be organised and able to prioritise own workload.
  • Enthusiastic, responsible, and accountable
  • Professional attitude to work, presentation, and manner.
  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  • Ability to work well both unsupervised and as a member of a team.
  • Always demonstrates Brodies values – Courage, Character, Care, Collegiate, Collaborative. Eager to learn and support their colleagues.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

Benefits of working with us

  • Presents an exciting opportunity to obtain practical IT experience of working in a multi-office law firm.
  • Be involved in frontline support.
  • See the ‘bigger picture' of legal software solutions.
  • Expand your network.
  • Being fully supported by your allocated mentor
  • A wide range of exposure to business technologies

REPORTING TO: Dedicated Supervisor

Hours per week:  35 hours

Duration: 6 weeks

Commencing: 17 June 2024

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Hybrid

Internship Site: Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow offices

SALARY: £420 per week

How do I apply?

  1. If you are not already a BPU member, register for free with Black Professionals United Kingdom by following this link
  2.    Send a CV (2 pages max) and cover letter (250 words max) to
  3.    In the subject field of your application email, simply type “BPU015 – Name” Eg. If your name is John Mensah, kindly type “BPU015 – John Mensah




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