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Bright Futures Programme

Get a year of support and a week's work experience at Clyde & Co.
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Your introduction into law

The Bright Futures Programme is a year-long programme that includes a week’s work experience in one of our specialised departments. It’s been created to give you a comprehensive introduction to becoming a talented lawyer.

When is it? 3 - 7 December 2018

Who is it for? First year law students or second year non-law students

Where does it take place? London office

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What to expect

A week's work experience in one of our world-renowned departments

Gain an insight into our core industry sectors

Be exposed to real work and observe legal transactions

Learn about how we help our clients achieve their commercial goals

Network with partners, trainees and the graduate team

Build your relationship with Clyde & Co over a year

"The whole experience allows you to build strong, life-long friendships with fellow attendees, and to learn all about a fast-growing leading law firm."
Vincent Fraser, Bright Futures Programme 2017
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How we support you

You are assigned a trainee mentor, who will support and coach you throughout the year. You are also invited back to the firm over the year to upskill and attend career development workshops and networking events with trainees, associates and partners.

The application process

Applications are screened by a member of our graduate team

Successful candidates are shortlisted for a 45-minute telephone interview

Interviews focus on the competencies we look for in future trainees

The opportunity to be fast-tracked to our vacation scheme assessment centres


You should apply online via our application portal.

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