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Careers in Law Insight Programme

The CLIP programme is now closed for applications for 2022

Careers in Law Insight Programme

Programme Dates: 25-26 May 2022

Interested in a Career in Law?

Applications are open for the Careers in Law Insight Programme (CLIP) 2022.

Comprising two-days of in-person workplace visits to local and global law firms based in Belfast, the programme is an opportunity to:

  • Take part in case studies, workshops, panels and legal skills sessions
  • Hear from barristers and solicitors from a variety of practice areas
  • Get tips from recruiters on getting hired by a top law firm
  • Gain practical career knowledge on internships, placements, vacation schemes and training contracts.

Eligibility: The programme is open to all second year, third year and all postgraduate students from the School of Law.

An additional five places are available to students from other Schools.

We welcome applications from students from a Widening Participation background.

Register: We have a total of 30 places available on this year’s programme.

Application deadline: Applications must be uploaded to MyFuture by Friday 18 March 2022 at 12 noon.

CLIP is now closed for applications for 2022.

Back in 2021 our CLIP programme was held as online events.

Catch up on all six recorded sessions of Careers in Law Insight Programme 2021

Global Firms Offer Multiple Paths

During this session hosted by Karl Webb and Terry O'Hanlon from Queen's Careers, Employability & Skills, we are delighted to welcome global firms Baker McKenzie and Factor Law who will provide some valuable insights and help shape your future career decisions.

Stand Out in a Recruitment Process

Karl Webb and Terry O'Hanlon from Queen's Careers, Employability and Skills service are delighted to be joined by Herbert Smith Freehills who will deliver this session and offer valuable insights and advice that can enhance your career prospects. Many of the Herbert Smith Freehills team are QUB alumni and the firm has a long-standing relationship with the University.

Law Panel Event

Join the Queen's School of Law to find out insights from a breadth of legal professionals offering guidance on future potential career paths.

Introducing the Law Society NI and Member Firms

During this session with Karl Webb and Terry O'Hanlon from Queen's Careers, Employability and Skills, you will be introduced to the Law Society of Northern Ireland who play a pivotal role in the local legal sector and hear from member firms including Carson McDowell, Arthur Cox and TLT Solicitors..

Exploring Routes to Qualification

During this session with Karl Webb and Terry O'Hanlon from Queen's Careers, Employability and Skills, you will hear from The Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) who will deliver an insight into the pathway to qualifying in Northern Ireland, while A&L Goodbody provide an insight from some of the Belfast team who have also qualified to practice in the Republic of Ireland.

Home or Away? Consider the Options

During this session Karl Webb and Terry O'Hanlon from Queen's Careers, Employability and Skills, will be joined by one of QUB’s leading legal academics, Brian Jack, who offers some insight into the options outside of NI while local firm Mills Selig provide us with an overview of what life in a local firm can offer.