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A Day in the Life of a Vacation Scheme Student – Belfast

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Around 8:30 am I arrive at the office and meet the other early bird vacation schemers in the firms’ café, known as ‘the dock.’ for my morning coffee (If you land yourself a vacation scheme at Pinsents Belfast office, save yourself the confusion by learning from my mistakes – this is not a literal dock!)…

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Three weeks with Pinsent Masons in Glasgow

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It’s the second week of my vacation placement and it’s approaching 19:30. My trainee buddy is shouting at me to make a decision, nothing in front of me is making sense and there’s a huge clock on the wall telling me that my deadline is fast approaching. There’s paper all over the floor because tables…

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Law, Laughs, and Love Island: The Pinsent Masons Experience

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“When you’re preparing to start a Summer Placement at a firm, you become acutely aware of all the horror stories that friends and classmates have collected over the years. Tales of stuffy afternoons locked away in dark offices, of days spent chained to a photocopier, and of the horrific moment when you first consider coming…

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Vacation Placement Life at Pinsent Masons

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My vacation placement in the London office of Pinsent Masons began on 19th June and ran for two weeks. It is difficult to summarise such a wonderful fortnight, but hopefully, this blog will give a flavour of the amazing time that anyone lucky enough to obtain a placement with Pinsent Masons will experience. Sometimes at…

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My Vacation Placement Experience – Emma Wills

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I am one of the summer students this year at Pinsent Masons and I have been working in the Commercial Property Department at the Aberdeen office. Although I had learned a lot of information about the firm prior to the start of my placement, I tried to maintain an open mind as to what the…

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My week at Pinsent Masons London Office (22-26 August 2016)

My week at Pinsent Masons London Office (22-26 August 2016) Quite simply extraordinary – that was the instant feeling I got when I first entered Pinsent Masons, and by Friday I was wishing for one more week. Pinsent Masons certainly left its mark, not only on me, but also on my fellow seven work experience…

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Pinsent Masons Work Experience Programme in London

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We are Josiah Senu, Amelia Rawlinson, Edward Plaut, Katie Nicholas & Alice Cutler and we participated in the Pinsent Masons Work Experience Programme in London from 22-26 August 2016. Day One Josiah… Friendly, approachable and bold – that was my immediate impression when I arrived at Pinsent Masons. Following a variety of presentations & training…

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BELFAST WORK EXPERIENCE 2016

We recently spoke with three work experience students who are just starting out on their career path. They were based in the Belfast office of Pinsent Masons, and agreed to give an insight into the work experience programme and culture in the office. Introducing the students: Jessica Little is an A Level student at Victoria…

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THE PINSENT MASONS DUBAI INTERNSHIP – MY EXPERIENCE

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Two weeks of informative presentations, challenging tasks, looming deadlines, but also lots of good laughs and hang outs – not to forget the trip we made to the DIFC courts! The Dubai office On arrival to the Dubai office on the first day, one could not but notice the astounding skyline of Dubai’s financial centre….

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