DLA Piper profile

Register Your Interest - 2023 Summer Internship

by DLA Piper

Best Student Employers

Job Details

Deadline: Ongoing
Length: Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Roles: Legal/Law, Employment Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law
Location: Central London and City, East Midlands, North West, Yorkshire and Humberside, Scotland
City: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield

Register your interest

Applications aren't open for this job yet. BUT, you can register your interest in applying - let the employer know you're intrigued! We'll send word as soon as applications open.

So, if you see this icon on a job listing, it means you can register your interest.

2023 Summer Internship

We provide cutting-edge learning and development programmes, and an opportunity to work alongside some of the best legal minds around.

We are offering internship opportunities across the following UK offices:

  • Birmingham
  • Edinburgh
  • Leeds
  • London
  • North West (Liverpool & Manchester combined programme)
  • Sheffield

As an intern, you can expect a varied experience both in and outside the office. You will work in a creative, dynamic environment with some of the best legal professionals in the world, gaining first-hand experience doing real legal work.

The internship is three weeks in duration, commencing with a week-long induction programme in the firm's London office. The induction programme will give you the opportunity to hear from the firm's senior leaders, to participate in professional skills training, to attend networking events and to participate in responsible business activities.

You will spend the second and third weeks of the internship undertaking work experience placements in two of the firm's practice groups. The internship also has daily practice group insight sessions and thought leadership seminars.

All 2023 Interns will automatically be assessed for a 2024 Graduate position (training contract). You must apply for an internship in the office you intend to start your career as a graduate.


We welcome applications from international students. If you are an international student, please review the following and ensure you meet the application criteria. If you do not meet the application criteria below, your application will be unsuccessful:

You must hold an appropriate visa (for example, Student Visa (if out of term time)) that will allow you to work full time and complete a three week placement during Summer 2023.

About DLA Piper

DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, we provide seamless local and cross-border advice. We believe great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, at DLA Piper, we help our clients succeed.

At DLA Piper, our progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves our global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through our deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.

Our ten sector groups cover the full range of business law services. Clients include multinationals, startups, public sector bodies and governments.

Our entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other are at the heart of everything we do.

View More Jobs