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Wainwright & Cummins Work Experience
When I graduated from the Bar Vocational Course I suddenly realised that I was lacking greatly in practical experience. I had always assumed that criminal law would be my practice area of choice, but everything I knew was academic. I set about writing to several firms asking for experience in the field of crime, but only one firm was decent enough to respond positively, and I am incredibly happy that they did.
Not only were the members of Wainwright & Cummins friendly and supportive, they provided me with the right kind of experience to assist in progressing my career to the next level. I was offered a whole range of tasks to undertake including office work, drafting work, legal research and attending court. I was even privileged enough to be involved in trials in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.
In addition I was able to share in the knowledge and experience of Wainwright & Cummins own criminal practitioners, who taught me many things that can’t be taught in a classroom, such as how to interact with the various people you meet, and how to deal with difficult or unforeseeable problems.
I am adamant that getting a job in such a competitive field as Criminal Law is near impossible without relevant work experience, and the experience that Wainwright & Cummins offer is perfect for advancing both knowledge and career prospects in the field of Criminal Law.
Mr. Andrew Wainwright will liaise with you directly assuming your application is successful and arrange a start date, which will be mutually convenient. We should advise that interest is extremely high during the Holiday periods and that it is much easier to find a position during the Term periods.
We also have an in-house co-ordinator, who will discuss your individual needs and plan tasks, which will give you the best learning potential and utilise your time more effectively. It is likely that you will be allocated a mentor during your period with us. Your allocation to a Department is likely to be dependent on their need at the time although we will clearly factor in your desire for experience in certain areas.
If you are interested in working for Wainwright & Cummins please email us with your CV and your salary expectations.
We are presently looking to recruit a consultant Duty solicitor to join our expanding Criminal department . Competitive terms.
We at Wainwright & Cummins Solicitors pride ourselves on offering students at various stages of their qualification, the opportunity to gain practical experience within our Criminal, Housing, Family or Prison Law departments.
We generally offer students a two week work experience placement, which is on an unpaid basis albeit reasonable travel expenses are agreed. If you require a longer term you can discuss this with Mr. Andrew Wainwright on initial contact.