Bursary Student

Closing date: 06/06/2022
Term: Temporary
Department: Student Schemes
Location: Jersey/Guernsey
The firm

The capabilities and talent of our lawyers have earned us industry recognition for identifying all the steps necessary to meet our clients’ goals, however diverse or complex the requirement.

We are an award-winning law firm with expertise in BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law and the agility to drive success for our clients in a fast moving world.  We provide legal advice shaped around the needs of corporate and private clients, financial institutions and intermediaries worldwide.

Working in multi-disciplinary teams, we marry thought leadership with a proactive approach to solving issues holistically – without a client needing to raise them – across geographies and practice areas in the most efficient and seamless way.  Through this approach – delivering reliability and stability with flair – we combine commercial acumen with service excellence that helps you to achieve your goals and stay ahead.

The department

The Bedell Cristin Bursary scheme provides the opportunity, through a combination of financial assistance and work experience, to assist students in their progress towards successful legal careers in the Channel Islands. 

It is open to Jersey and Guernsey residents who wish to pursue a legal career in Jersey or Guernsey and are studying for a degree at University.

Recipients receive an annual contribution which is paid in three instalments, and offered up to eight weeks paid work experience with the firm during vacation periods. In addition, all new bursary students receive a contribution towards study materials.

Bedell Cristin encourages the formation of close links and aims to build lasting relationships with bursary students including the provision of guidance and advice from our experienced staff as career choices are being made.

Other information

Please submit an up to date CV which includes:

  • Your school and academic grades
  • Your university (if you have started or been accepted) and academic grades
  • Any work experience you have
  • Any awards or recognition earned
  • At least one one personal or academic referee - an individual you've either worked with professionally or studied under academically who can testify to your skills, abilities and character.

Please also submit a cover letter explaining:

  • Why you wish to become a Bursary Student with Bedell Cristin
  • How you think you would benefit from being on the Bursary Scheme
  • What values and qualities you might bring to the firm