Lord Edmund Davies Legal Education Trust

Ymddiriedolaeth Addysg Gyfreithiol yr Arglwydd Edmund Davies 

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Welcome - Croeso

The Lord Edmund Davies Legal Education Trust, or LEDLET for short, is an independent charity established in 2013 to serve young people living in Wales or having a connection with Wales who are interested in entering the legal profession. The charity is run by a team of trustees from a diverse range of legal backgrounds, all with connections to Wales. In particular, LEDLET was founded with the aim of ensuring that no one in society would conclude that their background would prevent them from entering the law.

Every year the charity hosts a summer scheme in London for up to 10 students to experience what a legal career may entail; with all travel, meals and accommodation paid for by the trust. The aim of this is to provide Welsh students with the opportunity to make an informed decision about whether a career in law is for them. In 2020, we teamed up with the Legal Wales Foundation to run the scheme simultaneously in Cardiff for up to a further 10 students - we have teamed up with Legal Wales again for 2021.

 

Our motto: AIM HIGH! ANELA'N UCHEL!

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021 SUMMER SCHEME ARE OPEN!

The deadline for applications will be 28 February 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE

The Summer Scheme 2021 will take place "virtually" due to COVID-19 restrictions. For the same reason, the date for the scheme has not yet been fixed. Last year, the virtual scheme took place in the week of 27 July. It is likely that the scheme, whether live or virtual will take place a week in July.  We appreciate this is an uncertain time for everyone and we aim to keep you all updated throughout this period. If you have any further questions, please get in touch via ledletsecretary@outlook.com.

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

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