Employment Programmes

Barclays Mentoring Scheme

In 2017/2018, Aspiring Solicitors is looking forward to the second year of our unique mentoring initiative in collaboration with Founder Member Barclays. The Barclays Mentoring Scheme will be delivered to Aspiring Solicitors from October to December 2017.

In addition to the Barclays mentoring, Aspiring Solicitors will provide mentees with separate, additional employability guidance through one to one sessions.


To apply for this programme you must:

  • Be an Aspiring Solicitors member who is at least in their penultimate year of an undergraduate Law degree or final year of a non-Law degree, be in any year of post graduate education or be a university graduate;
  • Want to pursue a legal career at a commercial law firm; and
  • Submit your CV

Identify as at least one of the following underrepresented groups

  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic; and/or
  • At least two of the following: I am from low income family, I am state school educated (whether in the UK or overseas), I am first generation to attend university, I am a refugee and I have been in local authority care; and/or
  • Disabled and/or who have and long term health conditions; and/or
  • LGBT+; and/or
  • Primary carers.

Application information 

  • Applications are currently closed.  Please register your interest for the 2018/2019 programme to receive more information in due course.