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<span>How</span> we help

How we help

Coaching & Mentoring

We offer tailored coaching & mentoring to our members which will increase your chances of securing vacation schemes & training contracts.

Virtual Coaches

Our members have access to 600+ legal professionals from 130+ law firms and in-house legal teams. Our Professional Ambassadors are from diverse backgrounds and will respond to your questions and queries about their diversity, their firm and more.

Legal Work Experience

We provide unique legal work experiences with in-house legal teams across the country exclusively for our members.

Firm & Diversity Specific Events

Our members benefit from law firm-specific and diversity-specific events. These events will not only build your confidence, but will develop your understanding of law firms, their culture and their wider commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Awards & Scholarships

We regularly recognise our members’ excellence and achievements with monthly and annual awards as well as diversity specific scholarships. 

Commercial Awareness Competition

The unique CV blind annual Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition is a must for any aspiring commercial solicitor. The highly regarded competition takes place from October to January every year with approximately 2500+ entrants across the UK and Ireland.

<span>Who</span> we help

Who we help

We are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion across all underrepresented groups in the legal profession. Aspiring Solicitors will support you to secure a vacation scheme and/or training contract if you:

Are BAME (Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic); and/or

Are “socially mobile” which can include being (i) state school (non-selective comprehensive) educated and are the first generation in your family to attend university (ii) from a low-income household (iii) a refugee (iv) having spent more than 3 months in local authority care and other factors; and/or

Are part of the LGBTQ+ community; and/or

Have a disability or long-term health condition

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How aspiring solicitors members like you have secured success

Ese Overo-Tarimo's Success Story

"I really value diversity at work"

Mayer Brown | Trainee Solicitor

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Daniel Akinbisehin's Success Story

"I've been affiliated with AS for 5 years!"

Gowling | Trainee Solicitor

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Roxana Sarker-Patel's Success Story

"I won the Commercial Awareness Competition"

Mayer Brown | Trainee Solicitor

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Georgina Suttie's Success Story

"I struggled financially at Sixth Form"

HFW | Trainee Solicitor

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Jagwinder Kaur's Success Story

"AS was fundamental to my success"

Macfarlanes | Trainee Solicitor

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Phil Cerny's Success Story

"I was offered a recording contract..."

Taylor Wessing | Trainee Solicitor

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Cail Evans's Success Story

"I made the most out of my abilities"

Mayer Brown | Future Trainee Solicitor

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Bernetta Begyinah's Success Story

"I had no connections in law..."

TLT | Trainee Solicitor

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Kingsley Boateng's Success Story

"We celebrate differences"

Herbert Smith Freehills | Trainee Solicitor

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Demi Joannides's Success Story

"I received tailored feedback and advice"

Herbert Smith Freehills | Trainee Solicitor

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