Employment Programmes

First Year Plus

In 2016/2017, we launched a brand new bespoke programme for First Year Aspiring Solicitors members.  This exciting programme, Aspiring Solicitors First Year Plus (AS 1st Yr +) will take place across the UK and will equip First Year students with the insight and assistance to get ahead with your legal career.

What’s involved?

AS 1st Yr + Workshops

Participants in AS 1st Yr + will benefit from Aspiring Solicitors workshops.

AS 1st Yr + Competition

Following the workshop, participants will enter a unique individual 1st Year competition aimed at testing and developing a range of transferable skills and attributes (that law firms expect to see) against other 1st Year students throughout the UK.

AS 1st Yr + Law Firm Events

Following the competition, participants will benefit from a range of interactions with various law firms and legal professionals, again, aimed at developing and enhancing various transferable skills and attributes.

When does it begin/run?

The programme will run from January to April.

How to apply?

To apply for the AS 1st Yr + programme you must:

  • Be an Aspiring Solicitors member
  • Be a first year student studying an undergraduate degree
  • Meet relevant diversity criterion (as this opportunity is designed to assist and develop confidence and Belief in AS members from a range of underrepresented groups) which is outlined on the registration form
  • Submit your CV and complete relevant online tests we will provide in due course

Applications for 2017 are now closed. Contact us to register your interest for 2018.