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How the web was won.

There are a wealth of specialist online resources that you can use in the course of your legal research and knowledge building, whichever stage of the career process you are at. And in the true helpful spirit of LC.N, this week’s Feature provides a great introduction to a broad range of useful web repositories for lawyers of all practice area persuasions, courtesy of our friends at Legal Training. Elsewhere, the Oracle ponders alternative forms of work experience for those who didn’t manage to land a vacation scheme this time round, while we also bring you the week’s News to brush up on. Happy reading!

 
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Meet the Lawyer


Charlotte Ford - Taylor Wessing - Medium sized City firm

Apple-crumble-making Charlotte Ford was looking for a firm that offered “responsibility, respect and exposure to great work”, and she found it in Taylor Wessing. Read on for her insight into life as a trainee at this leading international firm.

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Brochure focus


Clyde & Co LLP

Read Clyde & Co's slick new brochure for info on the exciting career opportunities at this international firm.

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Burning Question


Information exchange and price signalling between competitors

When is information exchange with a competitor considered anti-competitive?

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Meet the Recruiter


Rebecca Withers - Ince & Co LLP

London Grammar fan Rebecca Withers has plenty of advice to share on applying to a firm with the unique identity and specialisms of Ince & Co. Read on for her words of wisdom.

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The Oracle


No vacation scheme: alternative work experience

I applied for places on a few summer vacation schemes, but was unfortunately unsuccessful. What kinds of alternative work experiences can I pursue to boost my CV and future applications?

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Features


Best of the legal web - practice areas

Understanding what goes on in different practice areas is an important part of deciding which legal career path to take. Amanda Millmore, non-practising barrister and founder of CPD provider Legal Training, offers a broad selection of some of the best online resources for lawyers (and would-be lawyers) of all persuasions.

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LC.N Blogs


Application tips
Kirsty Ruth

Let’s face it, January is not a fun month for law students: it's full of exams and application deadlines.

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LC.N Says


Assess your application strengths and weaknesses
Matt Broadbent

One of the biggest barriers to success in finding a career in law is the trouble many candidates have in successfully translating what they have done in their academic, work and extracurricular lives into a set of skills and attributes that are attractive to employers and backed up by evidence.

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Best in Law


LC.N Awards Winner 2014

Farrer & Co LLP

The client contact could not be better. From word go, as trainees, we were put in front of clients, both in and out of the workplace.

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Take 5


Gizza job

These five firms have all posted vacancies on the LC.N Jobs board recently. The board is regularly updated, so keep an eye on it for more opportunities.

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Capsticks Solicitors LLP »
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Mills & Reeve LLP »
Guile Nicholas Solicitors »

 

Jobs

Mills & Reeve LLP - Paralegal (construction)

Mills & Reeve is seeking to recruit a paralegal to assist the construction team at its Manchester office. The position will be on a fixed-term contract for up to 12 months.

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