This fun weekly feature links five firms through a common theme, designed to spark your interest in firms and practice areas that you may not have yet come across. If you can think up a category, and select five firms that fit within it, by all means send it in to info@lawcareers.net.

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Top training

These five firms are all nominated for Best Trainer – Large City firm at the upcoming LCN Awards on Thursday 18 May. Stay tuned for our live tweets of the results on the night.

Original pirate material

Lock down your aerial – these five firms all have strong intellectual property practices and offices on The Streets of London:

Law firm – law school partnerships

Ever more firms are linking up with postgraduate providers to exclusively train their future trainees. Here are just five:

The language of law

The names of these five firms all alliterate amazingly – thanks for Danielle Spencer at Shoosmiths for this one!

Legal seagulls

These five firms have all made waves harbouring legal talent in coastal offices:

We can be heroes

These five eponymous firms evoke the names of fictional British heroes from page and screen:

Financial advisers

These five firms all occupy prestigious positions on the legal panels of major banks.

Immigration lawyers

These five firms all have strong immigration law practices: