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Are you in Years S4 - S6 and looking to gain some work experience? Wondering what a job in a law firm could be like? Our Bright Sparks Work Experience programme is designed for you!

What? 1 weeks' unpaid work experience (with travel expenses support)

When? Monday 3 June - Friday 7 June 2024

Where? Burges Salmon Edinburgh office, Atria One, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX

How? Submit your application via our website by clicking the 'Apply Now' button


Our work experience programme 

Bright Sparks forms part of our commitment to PRIME to offer fair and equal access to quality work experience. As a participant in our Bright Sparks programme you will get an insight into the world of work and develop key business skills, such as CV, application and interview skills. During the week-long programme, you will take part in a series of workshops and spend time in a variety of legal departments, which may include:

  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Planning
  • Banking
  • Pensions
  • Employment


The aim is to give you the chance to experience the world of work and help confirm your career choice or open your eyes to other options, which you may not have considered. Having work experience on your CV will be an advantage when you come to apply for jobs or higher education courses.


About Burges Salmon

Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm whose unique model and collaborative culture delivers the best mix of advice, service and value.

Our six core values - Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

It's important to us, as a Disability Confident Leader and responsible business, we represent the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities.


Get in touch!

If you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments or require any additional support with your application, please contact Lucy Moss at lucy.moss@burges-salmon.com

Best of luck with your application!

Applications close: Friday 8 March 2024

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25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Pension and life assurance
Private medical insurance
Parental leave
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