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Undergraduates, graduates and career changers

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DWF is an exciting place to start your career and achieve your potential. Whether you are considering your next steps after university or looking for a career change, the next stage of your career starts at DWF.

Discover the opportunities available to you

  • Vacation scheme
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    Vacation scheme

    If you are looking to start a career as a commercial lawyer, there is no better place to start than applying for a vacation scheme at DWF.
  • Training contract
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    Training contract

    Our training contract is the first step on your journey to become an outstanding lawyer at a global legal business.
  • Ethnic Minority Access Programme
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    Ethnic Minority Access Programme

    Our Ethnic Minority Access Programme has been developed to provide individuals from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background with mentoring and skills sessions ahead of a paid work experience scheme.  
  • Business services programmes
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    Business services programmes

    Our Business Services programmes give graduates the opportunity to spend time within our Finance, HR or Marketing teams.
  • Solicitor apprenticeship
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    Solicitor apprenticeship

    Our solicitor apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious sixth form/college leavers looking to start their career within the legal sector, without the cost or time associated with university. 

Early Career applications are now open

Michael Vora

Solicitor, Michael Vora, talks about his journey to qualification through the SQE, and support he's received at DWF.

Michael Vora, Solicitor
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