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The Oracle

Consult the Oracle and you will find enlightenment... At LawCareers.Net we often receive queries about the processes and options related to joining the legal profession. Some questions arise again and again, while others are fiendishly obscure. Each week we'll publish one of the more interesting inquiries (anonymously) and provide an informative answer. But don’t worry – most letters are answered privately. Email us at oracle@lawcareers.net and don’t forget to comment by signing into MyLC.N.

Letter of the week

Previous letters

Worst-case scenario

What should I do if I don’t know the answer to a scenario-based question at a training contract interview?

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Flip flop

I've always wanted to be a barrister, but recently I've realised that that it is more financially secure to train at a City firm and more likely that I would get a training contract, compared to a pupillage. Would it hurt my chances at the Bar to train as a solicitor and then re-qualify as a barrister?

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Changes to the SRA’s education and training regulations

I’ve heard that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is changing some of its education and training regulations - how will these affect me?

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I wrote a letter to my love

How do I make my training contract application stand out from the thousands of others that my preferred firms will receive?

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Top of the trainees

I start my training contract in September and was wondering how best to make a positive impression and to stand out from the crowd. Also, what should I aim to achieve in each seat?

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