Open Days at HM Revenue and Customs

Information on how to apply for places at HM Revenue and Customs Solicitor’s Office Open Days in December 2017

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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will host two open days in December. These events are for graduates and undergraduates who want to find out more about the work of lawyers and trainees in HMRC.

The open days will include:

  • An introduction to HMRC Solicitor’s Office and its role in the wider Government Legal Service.
  • Workshops demonstrating the work of litigation and advisory lawyers within HMRC.
  • A panel discussion with legal trainees and qualified lawyers in HMRC.

Date and location

The first open day will take place on Friday 1 December 2017 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm in central London.

The second open day will take place on Thursday 14 December 2017 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm in Manchester.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply for a place on the open days, you must be:

  • a law student currently in the penultimate or final year of your undergraduate degree
  • a student of any non-law discipline currently in the final year of your undergraduate degree
  • currently studying for the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
  • currently studying for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC)

How to apply

In no more than 250 words explain why you would like to attend an open day at HMRC.

If you have a preference for one of the days or locations please let us know.

Along with this paragraph please send an email with your name, contact details, university and student status to HMRC Events by 5:00pm on Friday 20 October 2017.

Allocation of places

Your application will be assessed and successful candidates will be invited to attend one of the open days by Friday 3 November 2017.

Unfortunately feedback will not be offered to unsuccessful applicants. If you have unsuccessfully applied previously please note that this will not be taken into account when assessing your application.

Applications will be assessed according to the motivation demonstrated for attending the open day, and interest in the work of HMRC and / or public law more generally.

Published 21 September 2017