Law Summer Internship

Deliver business solutions to local and global clients whilst developing skills for an exciting career in Law.

    Applications are open


    Available locations are listed below. Please note, the deadline is Friday 29 October 2021 therefore we encourage you to apply early.



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    With over 3,500 legal professionals and a huge growth ambition in both the UK and globally, our Legal business works seamlessly with other EY professionals - including Strategy Consultants, Technologists, Tax Advisors and Corporate Financiers - to deliver complete business solutions to clients and to help build trust and confidence in worldwide economies and industries.


    In our Law team, you'll have the opportunity to work with leading professionals enabling change and helping to shape our legal business. You'll learn new skills and your proactive, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial outlook will be nurtured in our people-focussed culture.







    What will you be doing?

    • Assisting our lawyers with exciting high-profile work
    • Meeting and developing strong relationships with clients
    • Working on business development, marketing and pitches
    • Experiencing a broad range of legal specialisms
    • Are you eligible to apply?

      This programme is open to undergraduate Law students in any year of study. We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will however, need to be working towards an honours degree in Law, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths and three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent) to be eligible to apply.

      We're also looking for candidates with an understanding of EY Law, in particular our multi-disciplinary approach and the benefits that this brings to our clients.

      We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for individuals who will succeed at EY in the desired role and future qualifications, therefore throughout our recruitment process your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We are also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background. This allows us to give you the maximum credit for your achievements, assessing whether you have overachieved in light of your personal circumstances.

      Read more on our approach.

    Programme length

    Two week internship - Please note: Due to UK policies, you must be based in the UK for the entire duration of the programme.


    Competitive paid work experience

    Start your career journey

    Join a supportive and inclusive culture, build your strengths and develop new business skills. Working on client projects, gain insight into our service offerings and become an integral part of our team. We're proud to have won awards for being one of the best companies to work for.

    How’s it structured?

    After an EY induction, you'll join an inclusive and collaborative team who will support you in your time with us and guide you on client work. We'll also provide you with the experiences, tools and technology to personalise your experience at EY, including:

    • Formal learning for technical skills and knowledge as well as the softer skills that are essential to both an EY and a legal professional
    • A buddy who will support you in your transition from university to a global professional services firm
    • Access to a wider summer internship community for shared learning experiences
    • Opportunities to expand your network and build lasting relationships for the future with internal colleagues and external clients

    If you do a great job, you could be offered a place on the graduate programme to come back to when you finish university.

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    The exceptional EY experience

    Make an impact in the world of work, ask better questions and find a career as unique as you are. It's yours to build.

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