Travers Smith LLP

Meet the Recruiter

Germaine VanGeyzel
Travers Smith LLP

Having successfully resisted the urge to become a travel journalist, Germaine VanGeyzel has spent 16 years at Travers Smith honing her craft. She knows exactly what makes a successful interviewee and trainee; read on for her valuable insight.

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Associate Jess Arczynski is excited about the fast-paced and stimulating housing and regeneration work that she does at Trowers, a global firm that taps into her own international background.




The reforming regulator: what’s the SRA been up to recently?

The SRA is on a mission to reduce bureaucracy and streamline its processes, including in relation to education and training. As such, you need to know what this regulator has changed and what it has got planned. Read on for an explanation on the regulatory amends that could affect your path to qualified solicitor.

LCN videos

Keely Nelson, talent engagement adviser at BLM, discusses what you might expect to do during your time on a vacation scheme, top tips for how to secure a place, and ways to stand out (for the right reasons!) during a scheme.

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!

Sarah Louise


Tact: an initial guide
Sarah Louise

“An acute sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with difficult issues” and “the ability to speak or act without offending or upsetting others” are just two of the many definitions of the word 'tact'.

Bircham Dyson Bell LLP

Featured Lawyer

Nicholas Evans
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP

University of Warwick | Partner (Training Principal)

Training at BDB is different because of the real client contact we offer, and the wide range of backgrounds our trainees have. I’m always impressed with the interesting and challenging work our trainees have done, both when training and before joining us.