TLT is taking part in the first Bristol insight and skills programme delivered by the Legal Social Mobility Partnership
The Legal Social Mobility Partnership is a national initiative that aims to broaden access to the legal profession by delivering work insight, skills training and ongoing alumni support to secondary state school students who would not otherwise have access to the legal world.
Five year 12 students will take part in the week-long work experience scheme in TLT's Bristol office, with part spent on site at one of the firm's clients. After the work insight week, students receive alumni support in the form of help with CVs, application forms and interview preparation.
The initiative started in London in 2014 and has since expanded to Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, with Bristol joining Brighton and Reading in launching this year. Over 300 students and 70 organisations are expected to take part this year.
TLT's HR Director Sarah Pulllin said: "We are proud to be part of what is a genuinely exciting initiative here in Bristol; helping to break down barriers and provide students from a broader range of backgrounds with the opportunity to develop skills and see law as an attractive career option.
More information about the partnership can be found at www.legalsocialmobilitypartnership.com