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Alice Lines

Alice Lines explains what it’s like to be a graduate recruitment adviser – including keeping all manner of plates spinning – at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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Stephenson Harwood LLP

SH associate Alex Thornton describes what he enjoys about life at a firm that offers great quality of work, the chance to interact with interesting people and an appreciation of individuality.


Why client secondments are valuable opportunities for trainee solicitors

Client secondments provide trainee solicitors with a valuable opportunity to spend time working closely with a client in its in-house legal team; taking on greater responsibility, developing an understanding of the client’s business and building strong client relationships that will have long-term benefits well after the trainee has qualified.

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Securing a paralegal role can be somewhat frustrating, especially when you have no prior experience. Join me as I reflect on how I became a paralegal and share what worked for me.

Clyde & Co LLP

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Clyde & Co LLP

Get inside Clyde & Co with its info-packed brochure, highlighting the exciting opportunities at this internationally renowned firm.

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!

What’s in it for me? Why you should go on secondment

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What’s in it for me? Why you should go on secondment
Isla Grant

The idea of going on secondment as a trainee can mean different things to different people - for some, it conjures up images of cultural experiences in exotic locations. For others, it’s about entering the heart of the client, and working out how best to serve their needs from that vantage point.

Owen White

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Harpal Jutley
Owen White

City University London | Solicitor

I began my training contract at Owen White in 2014 and I qualified into the franchising team. Owen White has a cohesive, friendly and vibrant atmosphere; as well as a genuine open door policy.

Ask the oracle

Ask the Oracle

Client secondment during my training contract?
Dear Oracle ...

From my research, client secondments seem to be an ever more popular part of training contracts at many commercial firms. What are the benefits of going on a client secondment over staying within the firm for the duration of the training contract?