First Year Insight Day
Our Insight Days are open to first year law and non-law students (or second year students of a 4 year degree) and will give you an insight into life at Ashurst.
You will learn more about the day to day role of a trainee solicitor and have the opportunity to find out more about a career in law from industry experts during a series of workshops and panel discussions.
We offer two sessions, one face to face in our London office and one virtual, for those of you unable to make it into London.
What we can offer you
An insight into life at Ashurst
Our Insight Day will give you the opportunity to get to know our firm and our people, and experience our collaborative and progressive culture first hand.
You will experience the process of a commercial deal or transaction, giving you an insight into the day to day role of a trainee solicitor.
Our knowledgeable and dedicated Early Careers team will provide you with top tips to strengthen your application for future programmes.
An opportunity to build your network
You will have the space to meet with current trainees and senior members of the firm to ask questions and seek expert advice from experienced legal professionals.
The recruitment process
Our short application form is simple to use and allows you to showcase your talent by sharing why you want to pursue a career in commercial law and why you want to join Ashurst.
You will have the opportunity to tell us about your work experience to date and any extracurricular activities that you have been a part of.
There are two separate sessions, one for the face-to-face day and one for the virtual day. So please apply to the one that suits you best.
We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities or long-term health conditions. If you consider yourself to have a disability or a long-term health condition, please feel able to be open about this at any point during the recruitment process. If you are not sure what adjustments you require, we will work with you to establish the most suitable adjustments at each stage of the recruitment process. Please note that our online application form includes a section which allows you to advise us of any extenuating circumstances that are relevant for us to consider when reviewing your application form.
If you would like to talk to a member of the team in relation to any queries you may have on your disability or long-term health condition and the recruitment process, please get in touch. Any information disclosed on your disability will remain strictly confidential.
8 January 2024 (in person event) and 26 February 2024 (virtual event)
23 February 2024 at 12pm (in person) and 26 April 2024 at 12pm (virtual)
2 weeks in advance of the insight day taking place (both in person and virtual)
10 April 2024 (in person) and 19 June 2024 (virtual insight day takes place over Zoom)
Applicant Resource Hub
For answers to all your frequently asked questions and information on application & interview tips, the benefits we provide, life at Ashurst, our L&D programmes, and our IDB initiatives.Visit hub
Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging
Our inclusive and diverse culture stands at the heart of everything we do. For more information on our initiatives and the support we provide please follow the link below.More information
Agency submissions and candidate introductions will only be accepted with prior approval from a member of the Ashurst Talent Acquisition team. To submit or introduce a candidate, an agency must have valid agreed terms of business in place with Ashurst. Any agency submissions or candidate introductions made without prior approval or without the agreed terms of business in place will be considered invalid.
We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for our employees and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. With diversity and inclusion at the heart of what we do we place a strong emphasis on working with people from diverse communities and aim to make a positive impact through our Social Impact programmes.