Promoting diversity with Aspiring Solicitors

LCN is pleased to announce that we will be working with Aspiring Solicitors as our official Diversity Partner. We have a number of projects planned together with the aim of providing information, advice, support and opportunities to anyone looking to embark on a legal career. Watch this space for further details.

Addleshaw Goddard

Meet the Recruiter

Samantha Hill
Addleshaw Goddard

Samantha Hill has recruited talent across a whole range of industries before joining Addleshaw Goddard, adding up to a deep understanding of the different strands that make up a law firm and a wealth of application wisdom which she kindly shares here, so read on!

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Commercial litigator John Matthew finds motivation in the intellectual challenge of finding creative legal solutions to his clients’ problems. Read on to learn more about the headline-grabbing deals and close-knit culture that make life at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP so enjoyable.

LCN videos

It’s coming up to that time of year where exams are looming. I have picked up some tips along the way which proved to be a massive help to me. In this video, I share these tips in the hope that it helps at least one law student out there!


An alternative legal future? ABSolutely!

Never in the history of legal acronyms have three letters caused such a stir. We're talking, of course, about alternative business structures (ABS). And with three years having passed since the first ABS licences were issued, it's time for an update on all things 'Tesco law' and what it now means for aspiring legal professionals.

The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook

The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook is now available, FREE, from university careers services and  law faculties. Make sure you collect your copy of the preeminent print resource for future lawyers. The Handbook provides in-depth information and advice about how to launch your legal career, features details of over 1,000 potential employers and much more. Don’t miss out on accessing this crucial information!

The power of no

LCN Says

The power of no
London paralegal

My path to law began with a yes. I got into the law school I wanted to go to! I moved to London from America to start school and I was excited about the adventure of living in London. However, my excitement was short-lived, as I realised how much work was involved, and even more short-lived because after that yes came many more no’s.

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Featured Lawyer

Matthew McDonald
Trowers & Hamlins LLP

University of Warwick | Trainee Solicitor

Trowers & Hamlins provides me with the ability to work in a City firm from a regional office. With excellent supportive colleagues, high-quality and engaging work, my experience and knowledge is being enhanced on a daily basis.