London Study Trips

The London Law study trips are an amazing opportunity for students to spend time in the heart of London in some of the biggest Law firms.

UCD Corporate & Commercial Law Study Visit 2023

The Corporate and Commercial Law Study trip is back! This trip is an amazing opportunity for students to spend time in the heart of London in some of the biggest Law firms. This trip helps students gain a deeper insight into different practice areas and career paths while developing employability skills.

I have wonderful memories of the study visit which really opened so many doors for me. I don’t think I would be working in London had it not been for the trip..."  

Mark O'Brien O'Reilly, Barrister-at-Law


Who is eligible?

  • BCL (including Law withs) & BBL – 3rd year
  • BCL (including Law withs & Maitrise) & BBL – 2nd year
  • MCL 1st year
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.5

Students who attended previous London Law Trips
should not apply. Students not in these cohorts should not apply.

Dates of Trip

The trip takes place from Sunday 15th Jan – Thursday 19th Jan.

Please note attendance on all days of the trip are mandatory. Please only apply if you are able to attend all dates.

Cost of Trip

The cost of the trip has yet to be confirmed. A contribution is made from the UCD School of Law which reduces the cost for students. The contribution you make will cover 4 nights B&B in a hotel in central London, based on 2 people sharing.

Not included in cost: Tube/Travel to and from airport, Flights, Spending Money, Lunch/Dinner.

Students selected to go on the trip must;

  • Pay a €100 deposit by Friday 2nd December
  • Pay remaining balance by Friday 16th December

Additional Information

  • There are up to 20 places on the trip
  • Students participating in the trip must attend two 1 hour workshops in Nov 2022 & Jan 2023
  • Proof of GPA will be required

In Jan 2023 students will visit the following firms:  Clifford Chance, Slaughter and May, Jones Day,  Greenberg Traurig, Kirkland and Ellis, Dechert plus a visit to Chambers to speak with a number of practising barristers in London.


Applications officially closed on Nov 7th, however, a waiting list is in place due to cancellations or students not meeting the criteria. Please complete the application below.  

The Application form 2023 London Study Trip