Legal work experience
What we do
Chambers of Lawrence Power is one of London's leading commercial sets of barristers' chambers, with a reputation for excellence in drafting and advocacy. Chambers work covers most aspects of domestic and international commercial law. We have expertise in aviation, international arbitration, banking, insolvency and information technology. We have earned a reputation as a modern, approachable, supportive and friendly place to enjoy a career. Do take a look at our Twitter, Linked In and the news/articles we post on our website. We also suggest you explore the work placement page and read the testimonials there to obtain a real insight as to what life and work is like in Chambers.
What you will do
You will learn fundamentals such as drafting of legal documents including: particulars of claims; skeletons; advices; preparation of applications and trial bundles; Legal research; drafting of correspondence; and note taking.
You will also learn about practice management, business development and marketing. You will attend conferences and court with counsel to observe the court process and see advocacy in action.
Who we are after
You will have recently completed your vocational qualifications and should have excellent time management and organisational skills, as well as the ability to communicate with both written and oral advocacy.
About the programme
Location: Chambers of Lawrence Power, 4 King’s Bench Walk, Temple, London EC4Y 7DL.
Duration: 8 weeks to max 6 months (negotiable).
Suggested hours: 5 days a week 9:30 am – 6:00 pm (negotiable).
How to Apply: Please send your two-page CV and a one-page covering letter – both as
attachments to the email address provided.
Start date: December 2017