At MWSL we recognise the importance of gaining valuable legal work experience and strive to provide an enjoyable yet challenging work experience scheme.

Catherine Griffiths
Catherine Griffiths
Graduate Recruitment Manager

The overall aim of the scheme is to provide insight into what life is like at MWSL.  The scheme is open to all students who are considering a career within the legal sector and who are currently studying an undergraduate degree (law or non-law degree or equivalent) and GDL/LPC students.

Our 2017 Summer Programme will take place between 24th July and 4th August 2017.

How to apply

Applications will open on 1st March 2017 and will close on 28th April 2017.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to with the email subject ‘Work experience application’. Cover letters must include details of the office locations and areas of practice candidates are interested in working in. Successful candidates will be contacted by 26th May 2017.

Schools Programme

In addition to our Summer Programme, we aim to support local schools and colleges. MWSL currently partners with Enabling Enterprise, an award winning social enterprise, that works with primary and secondary schools and with businesses to bring the world of work into the classroom through lesson-time projects, challenge days and inspiring visits to businesses.  You can find out more about Enabling Enterprise by visiting their website at

If you (or your school) would like further information on the programme, please contact Enabling Enterprise via their website.

We regret that we unable to accommodate work experience requests that fall outside of our formal programmes.

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