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Jersey Student Bursary Scheme

Are you about to start your first year at University or currently studying? Maybe you're starting the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Bar Vocational Course (BVC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC) and ready to take your first step towards a career in law. If so, we'd really like to hear from you. 

We've a fantastic opportunity for students to join our award winning team in Jersey. Our bursary students will gain insight into a wide range of legal practice areas and a variety of clients in an exciting and supportive environment. 

Our clients include many of the world's leading financial institutions, corporations, public organisations, private equity houses and investment funds, as well as ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices. We routinely work in partnership with the most prestigious international legal and accountancy firms.

"Mourant is a great place to start when exploring whether a career in law might be for you. The people are friendly, engaging and always happy to help."

Chris Vincent - Associate and former Bursary Student

What does our Bursary Scheme provide?

  • • Yearly bursary payment towards your academic fees
  • • Minimum four weeks guaranteed paid work experience per year
  • • Online resources with help and general information for you
  • • Personal mentor for the whole period of your bursary; during and outside of placements
  • • Support and expert guidance along with constructive feedback and valuable career advice
  • • Possibility of a career with Mourant when you finish your degree

Work experience

In addition to our bursary scheme, we also offer a work experience scheme which provides:

  • • Two weeks paid work experience in one of our practice groups
  • • Support and expert guidance along with constructive feedback and valuable career advice
  • • The option to apply to this scheme year-on-year to help you broaden your experience

How to apply

The application process for the 2021/22 academic year has now closed for both schemes. The application process for the 2022/23 academic year will open in December, closing in February 2022.

If you wish to apply for either scheme, please send a completed application form, CV and covering email to students@mourant.com, from December 2021.

Resources

Detailed guide to a career in Jersey law

If you'd like further information about our Bursary Scheme, work experience or a career in law, please contact Mhairi Rafferty by emailing students@mourant.com