Brodies LLP

Internship-Legal 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. This role will offer an excellent opportunity to gain practical legal work experience in a variety of practice areas. These may include Real Estate, Corporate & Commercial, Personal & Family, Litigation and Banking & Insolvency. This uniquely designed programme will develop the successful candidate's legal knowledge, competencies key for a legal career as well as developing a network within the legal sector

Responsibilities

  • Undertaking legal task as instructed by your team
  • Drafting legal documents, client letters and emails
  • Project support
  • Legal research
  • Attending client meetings with colleagues

What we’re looking for

  • Candidates in their 2nd year of the Scots Law LLB or 1 st year of the graduate LLB (or above)
  • Communicates in a confident, clear and relaxed way, friendly and approachable.
  • Always demonstrates Brodies values – Courage, Character, Care, Collegiate, Collaborative.
  • Enthusiasm, a self-motivated and driven.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Comfortable working as part of a team but also able to take ownership and perform individual tasks.
  • Eager to learn and support their colleagues.

Benefits of working with us

  • Presents an exciting opportunity to obtain practical legal experience of working across many practice areas.
  • Learn from and work alongside some of Scotland's leading experts, be involved in interesting matters and projects with national and international elements.
  • Expand your network.
  • Being fully supported by your allocated mentor
  • Be challenged, we will teach you, support you and encourage you, to become the lawyer you want to be

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

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 https://blackprofessionals.uk/register/
  2.    Send a CV (2 pages max) and cover letter (250 words max) to workplacements@blackprofessionals.uk.
  3.    In the subject field of your application email, simply type “BPU014 – Name” Eg. If your name is John Mensah, kindly type “BPU014 – John Mensah

 

 

 

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