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 email@example.com and don’t forget to comment by signing into MyLC.N.
Letter of the week
I've been lucky enough to secure a training contract with a regional firm, but I really want to be working in the City as a corporate lawyer.
Does my background put me at a disadvantage or could my uniqueness be a benefit?
What's the protocol if I want to ask for feedback after applications or interviews?
I am a second-year law student currently serving a two-year driving disqualification for drunk-driving. Could this conviction prevent me from becoming a corporate lawyer?
I'm busy completing applications for summer vacation schemes. Can I include informal placements that I've got lined up for February?
I am a second-year law student and am wondering what advice you can give me on how to get ahead in my search for legal work experience and a training contract during the holidays?