Bevan Brittan has been shortlisted for ‘best work placement scheme’ at a regional firm in the LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards, with the winner due to be announced in May.

Bevan Brittan has run a work placement scheme for many years, taking in around 20 students across its offices on two week placements during the summer months. The placements are designed to give students a good flavour of what it is like to work at the firm, with experience in a number of different departments.  Students are also assessed during the two week period – with a high percentage going on to be offered a trainee contract to be taken up on graduation.

The shortlisting in this year’s awards follows on from Bevan Brittan winning the category in 2015.

Mai O’Sullivan, Director of Human Resources at Bevan Brittan, said: “We are very pleased to have been shortlisted for this year’s award. Our work placement scheme is an important part of our trainee recruitment process, and we’re delighted that once again feedback from students has been positive.  We try to make it a really constructive and friendly experience that will help students get a real sense of what it’s like to be a lawyer.”

Further information on the LawCareers.Net awards is available here.