Skip to main content
School of Law

Career Focus Partnership

Queen Mary School of Law is proud to offer the Career Focus Partnership in collaboration with leading Law firm, FieldFisher. The CFP includes skills sessions, year-long mentoring and the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through a short internship. Successful completion of the internship will guarantee you a spot in the firm’s vacation scheme assessment centre. Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. They are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media. Find out more about FieldFisher.

Eligibility

First year students from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds in the legal industry are invited to apply for the Career Focus Partnership. If you are uncertain about whether your ethnic background is underrepresented, you will be able to discuss this with Fieldfisher directly during a drop-in Q&A session in the law building.

Timeline

  • Thursday 10 February: Applications open (see SurveyMonkey link below)
  • Monday 14 February at 17:00-18:00: Live virtual information session with Fieldfisher (details on QMPlus)
  • Tuesday 15 February at 14:00-16:00: Drop-in Q&A session with Filedfisher staff in Law building (details on QMPlus)
  • Friday 18 February at Midday: Applications close
  • Monday 21 February: Candidates will be notified of outcome
  • Wednesday 23 February: 1st Skills Session
  • Wednesday 2 March: 2nd and 3rd Skills Session
  • Wednesday 16 March: 4th Skills Session
  • Spring 2022 – Legal Internship upon successful completion of skill sessions
  • Date TBC - Application period open for Assessment Centre

Applications

Applications can now be made via SurveyMonkey. The deadline to apply is Midday on Friday 18 February.

Live virtual information session

A live virtual information session will be held over Zoom, 17:00 Monday 14 February. Details on how to join will be posted via QMPlus.

About FieldFisher

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. They are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media. Find out more about FieldFisher.

Back to top