We run a one-week winter vacation scheme and two-week vacation schemes in spring and summer each year.

The Scheme
Students will spend time in at least two different departments and will share an office with a qualified lawyer. You will experience the day-to-day life of a lawyer at the firm and will have the opportunity to undertake real work rather than just observing or shadowing. This practical experience will be supplemented by a programme of presentations and workshops that will ensure you get to know as much about the firm as you possibly can during the placement. 

There will also be some organised social events to help you get to know our current trainees. 

Students will receive £350 per week. 

Vacation Scheme Dates

Winter 2017 
Spring 2018
Summer 1
Summer 2
Summer 3

11 – 15 December
3 – 13 April
2018 11 – 22 June
2018 25 June – 6 July
2018 9 – 20 July 

Application and selection
Applications for the 2017/18 vacation schemes open on 1 October 2017, the deadline for the winter scheme is 6 November 2017 and the deadline for spring/summer is 31 January 2018. Please complete an application form here

If you have any questions, please email graduaterecruitment@sidley.com.

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