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Career Focus Partnership

Queen Mary School of Law is proud to offer the Career Focus Partnership in collaboration with leading Law firm, FieldFisher.

Students from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds in the legal industry are invited to apply for the Career Focus Partnership (CFP) at City 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.


Application process and timeline:

  • January 2021 - Applications open
  • February 2021 - Applications close
  • March 2021 - Weekly ‘In-person’ sessions held at Fieldfisher
  • June 2021 - Work Experience placement
  • September 21 – January 22 Application period open for Assessment Centre

Students in the first and second year of study will be invited to apply for the Career Focus Partnership in January 2021 via Survey Monkey. A link to the survey will be posted here when applications open. The exact opening and closing dates are TBC. Please check back on this webpage nearer the time for more specific dates and details.

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.