Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Cooley (UK) LLP
If you want to consider joining Cooley you will need to be stimulated by solving business and legal challenges. Academic excellence, requirements are a minimum 2.1 at degree level for any discipline and 320 UCAS points or equivalent, not to include points from AS levels or general studies (128 points under the new 2017 UCAS tariff), great analytical skills and a rigorous approach are essential. You should be able to demonstrate plenty of energy, drive and determination. Your understanding of business and commercial considerations, in addition to client relationships should be of a good standard. You will also be adaptable and capable of thinking on your feet. You should have developed great communication and interpersonal skills from a variety of situations. Understanding teamwork, evidence of leadership and seeking responsibilities are vital. Interesting achievements and making the most of non-academic and work experience (not necessarily all legal) opportunities will help applicants stand-out.
Applications welcome from both law and non-law disciplines.
The summer programme is the only route into getting a training place at Cooley (UK). Therefore if you think you might like to train at the firm you should apply for the programme.
GDL/LPC fees funding plus living allowance of £8,000 in London and £7,500 outside London per annum.