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Let slip the dogs of law.

Hope you had a great summer, whether you were enjoying the best World Cup for many years or just taking some time out from all the hard work to laze in a park or on the beach. Now the clouds may be returning and the nights drawing in, but there are fantastic opportunities to be seized as you turn to your own academic and career-building endeavours. LCN will be with you to provide important information and crucial career advice along each step of your journey, while keeping your finger on the pulse of the fast-moving legal profession. Welcome back and happy reading!


Meet the Lawyer

Erin Rose - Simmons & Simmons LLP

Erin Rose is a strong advocate of work experience, especially as a means of distinguishing yourself from the many excellent candidates vying for training contracts. Read on for more advice and insight into life as a Simmons’ trainee.

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Brochure focus

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

If you’re looking for a "different kind of international law firm" that values individualism, then Trowers & Hamlins could be for you.

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Burning Question

Teckaled pink: the growing popularity of Teckal companies

What are Teckal companies and why are they attractive to local authorities, among others?

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Sponsored by Addleshaw Goddard


Meet the Recruiter

Jess Heading - CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

Formerly a commercial lawyer herself, the Beyoncé-loving Jess Heading knows just what it takes to be successful at a top firm like CMS. Read on for her expert advice.

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The Oracle

Next steps after unsuccessful training contract applications

I've just started my LPC. This summer I applied to 20 firms for training contracts and had three interviews but didn't score - what do I do now?

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Training contracts, pupillages and careers in law: get started with LCN

A new academic year has begun and the recruitment race is underway. We have lots of tips on how to hotwire your way into a legal career, including full-throttle info on self-analysis, research, law fairs and where to seek help. Drop the pedal to the metal and let's go!

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LC.N Blogs

Family law is not such a bore!
Jamie England

When I used to think about being a barrister, I imagined being part of the criminal Bar, wearing a wig and fiercely defending a man accused of murdering his family.

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LC.N Says

Demonstrating commercial awareness to law firms and other employers
Josh Richman

‘Commercial awareness’ is like art - a somewhat nebulous term that means a lot of different things to different people.

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Take 5

Women at the top

These five firms have put their money where their mouths are when it comes to equality at boardroom level – they all have female senior partners. Thanks to Abigail Hare at Shoosmiths for this one!

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP »
Addleshaw Goddard »
Stephenson Harwood LLP »
CMS Cameron McKenna LLP »



Thakker & Co Solicitors - Paralegal

Thakker & Co Solicitors, based in Harrow, Middlesex, is recruiting for a paralegal to primarily assist its conveyancing team.

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