Information days and vacation schemes

The supportive environment makes graduates feel like 'valued members of the team'.

The Job Crowd
Information Days and Vacation Schemes

Latest news:

Information days

We offer information days during the Easter holidays in our London office. They are aimed at first year university law students and penultimate year non-law students wanting to find out more about a career in law. The day is structured to give you the opportunity to meet our recruitment team, find out more about the different areas of law we practise and talk to our trainees about why they chose Penningtons Manches Cooper and their experiences so far. We purposely limit the number of places we offer per day in order to create a relaxed and comfortable environment in which to ask questions and find out everything you need to know! The next step following our information day would be applying for our vacation scheme the following year in 2020.

Vacation placements

Our vacation scheme placements last for one week and take place in four of our locations throughout July. They are paid placements and aim to give you a realistic impression of life as a trainee at Penningtons Manches Cooper, allowing you the chance to experience working in one of our divisions and to get to know the firm, its culture and its people. To qualify for a vacation scheme placement in 2019, you should be considering applying for a training contract to begin in 2021.

How to apply

Please complete our online application form by accessing The recruitment timetable is as follows


Information days

    • Applications open: 1 October 2018
    • Applications close: 31 January 2019
    • Applications reviewed: February/March 2019
    • Places offered: March 2019
    • Information day: 17 April 2019

Vacation scheme

    • Applications open: 1 October 2018
    • Applications close: 31 January 2019 (applications may be considered on a rolling basis)
    • Assessments: January - April 2019
    • Offers: April 2019
    • Vacation scheme: One week placements from the week commencing 1 July to the week commencing 22 July 2019

We strongly recommend that you apply for our placements as we often recruit trainees through these schemes.

If you would like further information, please call Helen Lewis on 01256 407195. Alternatively, please e-mail

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP