TCLA Partners

Who are TCLA Partners?

We work with partners that care about supporting the legal community. If you’re an aspiring lawyer, you can find the most relevant opportunities for you below.

Summer Internship: American Express In-House Legal Team 2023

Please note, this internship is targeted at applicants from low income and underrepresented backgrounds. It will suit those who are looking to develop their CV and skillset this summer.

This Summer Internship will give you the opportunity to experience first-hand the workings of an in-house legal team. The position of Summer Intern at American Express enables you to enhance your practical experience while giving you the opportunity to directly support our team of lawyers, gaining exposure to a wide variety of matters from product to regulatory to commercial.

What might the role involve?

Successful candidates will be directly supporting the team of lawyers, tasks will vary and may include legal research, document review, data analysis, contracts and knowledge management, and identifying regulatory developments.

What skills and attributes are we looking for in applicants? 

  • Law student in the second year (minimum) of a qualifying law degree, or undertaking further legal studies (e.g., LLM, GDL, LPC, CPE)
  • Must have completed Contract Law module(s)
  • Must not hold a Training Contract offer
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Self-starter, proactive, with a willingness to learn
  • Fluent in English, with another European language an advantage

This internship will run for eight weeks, from 3 July 2023 to 25 August 2023. You will be paid £85 per day. 

When do I need to apply by?

The deadline is Friday 21st April 2023.

To find out more and apply, please click the button below.

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City Disabilities

City Disabilities offer a free mentoring scheme to professionals from all walks of life, putting people with experience of dealing with disabilities or long term medical conditions in touch with those who will benefit from it.

They offer a free mentoring scheme to younger entrants to the City, supporting them through the process of job applications, interviews and beyond. Where possible, City Disabilities will put you in touch with people who have first-hand experience of the professions and organisations that you might want to join.