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It’s inevitable that in applying for a training contract or pupillage, you will be competing with a sobering number of excellent candidates, which makes it all the more crucial to make the most of all the help that you can get. This week’s Feature contains useful research tips and criteria to bear in mind when searching for a training contract. Meanwhile, aspiring barristers should be mindful that the Pupillage Gateway closes on 30 April – the LC.N Says has a few useful pointers to help you into the final application furlong. Elsewhere, the Oracle advises someone who will be on holiday during the period in which they have been offered an interview, while we also have News on the JLD’s essay competition and much more. Happy reading!

 

Meet the Lawyer


Aster Crawshaw - Addleshaw Goddard

History graduate Aster Crashaw has long since learned that the outcome for the client is always more important than pride or precedent. Read on for his lawyerly wisdom.

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Brochure focus


King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin

This trainee-driven brochure from King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin is packed with insight and excellent tips on how to land a plum job.

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Burning Question


Reversing the trend of offshoring UK businesses

Has the tide begun to turn on offshoring?

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Sponsored by Shoosmiths

 

Meet the Recruiter


Catherine Griffiths - Hogan Lovells

Grad rec guru Catherine Griffiths has extensive recruitment experience in the business world, both in law and banking. Read on for her application advice.

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The Oracle


Interview from abroad?

I'm currently spending time abroad and have been unable to attend any vac scheme assessment days. Would firms allow me to do a telephone interview instead?

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Features


Finding a training contract

Finding a training contract can be a frustrating process. Read on for some top application and interview tips.

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LC.N Blogs


The bank robbery: breaking down legal jargon
Rumpole Jnr

As a criminal defence solicitor, the majority of my clients, if not all of them, are people who left school without any qualifications or who didn’t even go to school in the first place.

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LC.N Says


Pupillage applications: one week to go
Josh Richman

With the Pupillage Gateway closing on Wednesday 30 April, this is the last week that you will be able to submit and amend your pupillage applications to most chambers for another year.

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Award Winner Profile


LC.N Awards Winner 2013

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

The time given to you as a trainee and as an NQ from senior associates and partners is quite amazing.

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Take 5


Yippee for IP!

Here are five great firms working on IP matters in Cambridge's Silicon Fen:

Eversheds LLP »
Taylor Wessing »
Taylor Vinters »
Mills & Reeve LLP »
Hewitsons LLP »

 

Jobs

Solace Women's Aid - Paralegal

Solace Women's Aid, the London-based charity, is recruiting for a paralegal to join its family legal team on a full-time basis. Apply by Monday 28 April.

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