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Barclays
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Barclays offers a remarkable breadth of opportunities for students, undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates right across our business. Every programme presents distinct challenges and opportunities and, whichever part of Barclays you join, you’ll enjoy immediate responsibility and continued support. Your development will be tailored to your needs, from the intensive initial training through to ongoing professional education and far beyond the programme. And you’ll be empowered to think innovatively and seize opportunities to inspire progress.

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Slaughter and May
Slaughter and May Slaughter and May is regarded as one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. We advise on high profile and groundbreaking international transactions and have an excellent and varied client list that includes leading corporations, organisations and governments. We have 119 partners and employ over 1,100 people around the world. Each year we take on between 75‑80 trainee solicitors and invite many more to attend open days, workshops and work experience schemes at our London office.

We aim to employ the brightest minds regardless of what, or where, they may have studied. Approximately 50% of our lawyers studied law at university and historians, biologists, linguists, psychologists and many others are also represented. You will find graduates from over 60 universities at Slaughter and May.

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Thomson Reuters
Knowledge drives the world forward. Businesses and professionals around the globe rely on Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information, to make critical decisions that are shaping the knowledge economy. Talented people make that possible.

Our Graduate Career Programs offer a spectrum of paths that let you determine which direction to take your career. No matter which path you choose, you’ll have the opportunity to build your skills and knowledge in an environment that celebrates performance and views diversity of ideas, backgrounds and cultures as a business imperative.

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