Employment Programmes

Black Aspiring Solicitors Mentoring Scheme 2019

Register your interest in Aspire for 2019 and access the amazing opportunities like this Mayer Brown and Reed Smith Black Aspiring Solicitors Scheme!

    Register your interest for Aspire 2019

    Aspiring Solicitors is delighted to be partnering with Mayer Brown & Reed Smith to deliver our first Black Aspiring Solicitors Mentoring Scheme to 15 black / mixed black AS members. This year’s scheme will run from September 2019 and will be open to both law and non-law students who are eligible for a vacation scheme (i.e. penultimate or final year students).

    Securing a place on the scheme will not only give you access to regular mentoring with Mayer Brown and Reed Smith lawyers, but you will also have the opportunity to attend bespoke workshops covering everything from a tailored application masterclass, interview masterclass and how to tackle commercial awareness questions.  Mayer Brown and Reed Smith will also host exclusive networking events, allowing you to meet trainees, associates and partners, whilst building your profile ahead of the competitive application season.

    To benefit from this mentoring scheme, you must be accepted onto our AS Aspire Programme. Click here to register your interest for AS Aspire 2019.


    To be eligible you must be of black or mixed black heritage, have achieved ABB at A level and be on track to receiving a 2:1 university degree classification.

    You must also be accepted onto our AS Aspire programme, through which you will also receive coaching from the Employability Team at Aspiring Solicitors.