We're a mouthy bunch here at LC.N, so we thought why not harness that verbosity for the power of good and put our words down on paper (well, screen). Our new blog spot will feature contributions from various members of the team, on topics that range from social networking to how to wow at interview to the implications of the Legal Services Act. We welcome comments, so if we've said something interesting or something you disagree with, let us know by logging in to MyLC.N and leaving a comment! It’s the 21st Century way you know. Let the opinionated soapboxing begin…
One of the most common questions we are asked relates to the situation where an individual is keen to pursue the solicitor/barrister dream, despite an entirely different incarnation in a non-legal career.
Just before the new year, I had the unfortunate task of contacting applicants who had not been successful in their applications to attend the CityLawLIVE and NationalLawLIVE student conferences.
Colin Dworkin - First impressions count: getting ready for your training contract or vacation placement
As you embark on your vacation scheme placement or your training contract, you will have the opportunity to utilise in practice the legal knowledge and skills acquired in class at university and law school.
This time we are going to have a look at the other supposed great barometer of the worth and prospects of a firm, the profits per equity partner or ‘PEP’ as it is generally known in the business.
As the biggest vac scheme deadline of the year looms - 31 January - advice on how to pass this stage with flying colours is everywhere.
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