CITY SOLICITORS HORIZONS
Established in 2015, this is a three-year support programme aimed at improving access into the legal profession for first year undergraduates from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Each cycle includes 50 students pursuing a career in commercial law. The programme includes classroom and one-to-one training session, mentoring from lawyers at leading sponsor firms, and work experience placements. Candidates get a guaranteed week experience at their sponsor firm and are paired with at least one legal professional mentor. In 2021, CSH programme was highly commended at the prestigious Law Society Awards.
3-YEAR SUPPORT PROGRAMME:
CLASSROOM AND ONE-TO-ONE TRAINING SESSIONS
Our training covers the full spectrum of legal career paths. It is designed to significantly improve your skills and equip you for your chosen law career.
MENTORING FROM LAWYERS AT LEADING SPONSOR FIRMS
Your mentors offer you regular face-to-face or Skype meetings and support you at critical times, e.g. making applications for vacation schemes and training contracts.
WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS
We provide you with excellent work experience placements with sponsor city law firms, in-house legal departments and various high profile legal organisations.
STUDENTS APPLYING FOR THE CSH PROGRAMME SHOULD:
Be in the first year of their degree course.
Be committed to join the legal profession at this stage of their university course.
Have a strong potential to succeed academically according to their university.
Anyone who has already gained a training contract or has been selected for Pathways Plus is not eligible to apply.
For further information please click to be taken to the City Solicitors Horizons site.
SEO City Solicitors Horizon Programme has made me confirm my aspirations of pursuing a career in law.
Puja, CSH Candidate
CONTACT THE CSH PROGRAMME TEAM