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Meet the Lawyer

An exciting secondment to CMS’s Moscow office preceded Lee Donovan’s qualification into the firm’s energy department. Read on for more on this truly international firm and its highly regarded approach to training.

The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook

The next edition of The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook will be available, FREE, from university careers services and  law faculties in mid October. Make sure you collect your copy of the preeminent print resource for future lawyers. The Handbook provides in-depth information 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!

LC.N videos

To celebrate/commiserate the end of another year's training contract application season, in today's video I discuss the recent findings published by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.



Training contract interviews made easy

The good news is you've been invited to a training contract interview. The bad news is that might sound quite daunting! Don't panic. This article explores what you should be doing in preparation and how best to present yourself on the day.

Where law and business collide

Commercial awareness is important, but it can be hard to know where to start. To help, we identify some of the most interesting business news stories in the mainstream press, tweet them from @CityLawLIVE and @NationalLawLIVE every day and collate them in a weekly news round-up every Thursday. What better way to start to get to grips with the hot business/commercial topics of the day? 

Featured Lawyer

K&L Gates LLP
James Boyd
K&L Gates LLP

University of Birmingham
Newly Qualified Associate

The decision to qualify at K&L Gates was easy. K&L pushes its trainees and NQs hard with challenging, quality work and early responsibility in order to provide the hands-on experience and client exposure that makes great lawyers: daunting, yet rewarding.

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