Insight programme

Greater London

With approximately 1,100 lawyers across the US, Europe and Asia, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing it to bring the right mix of firm wide skill and local market presence to deliver coordinated legal advice to help its clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives.

Established in 1996, Weil’s London office is the largest of its European offices and the hub of its European practice. The office is a leading player in the UK legal market and is consistently regarded as one of the most successful London offices of a US-based law firm. The Firm supports a varied client base of European, US and global private equity houses, corporates and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border matters.

Weil’s strategy is focused on long-term investment in recruiting and retaining exceptional talent at all levels. The Firm’s people celebrate diversity and inclusion, and its award-winning pro bono programme is deeply ingrained in the Firm’s culture. 

Insight days 2021 (in person)

During the day you will hear from our Trainees, Associates and Partners about life at Weil. You will take part in a case study exercise, which will give you an insight into the work we do. The Graduate Recruitment team will also provide you with their application and interview top tips. To network in a more relaxed setting, you will enjoy lunch with our Trainees, the perfect opportunity to ask questions about the Firm and life as a Trainee at Weil. You can apply for an insight day if you are an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate from any degree discipline. Any travel expenses incurred to attend the insight day be reimbursed.



17 November 2021 (deadline 7 November 2021)

24 November 2021 (deadline 7 November 2021)

Trainee profile

A career at Weil is challenging, technical and requires Trainees to work under pressure. With this in mind, we are looking for bright candidates who can use their initiative, are comfortable in the spotlight and who thrive when challenged and placed out of their comfort zone. Successful candidates will need to be business-minded with plenty of entrepreneurial flair and commercial acumen, as well as the ability to work effectively in a team. We are looking to recruit candidates from all universities and degree disciplines. Our academic requirements are AAB at A-Level or equivalent and a 2:1 degree (obtained or predicted). We review all application forms holistically, which means if you fall slightly short of our academic requirements but demonstrate great potential, you will still be considered.


How to apply

Online via our website. If you require any additional support throughout the recruitment process, please contact the Graduate Recruitment team to have a confidential conversation.

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Virtual events

At our virtual events, in addition to developing your commercial awareness, you’ll have the chance to meet our people, build your network and discover our culture, as well as ask any questions you have about the application process. Click here ( for a list of upcoming events.


Virtual experience programme

Our virtual experience programme will allow you to gain hands-on experience of the type of tasks a Trainee would get involved in while working in our Private Equity, Banking & Finance and Restructuring teams. Please use Google Chrome or Firefox.

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