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

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Fair well

The five firms below will all be at the Liverpool Careers Fair on Wednesday 12 October. LCN will be there too, so if you’re around Merseyside, come and say hi at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.

City law five

These five firms are among those attending the CityLawLIVE careers conference in London on Friday 9 December:


These five firms all have renowned technology, media and telecommunications practices:

Show us your jazz hands

Hey hep cats. This quintet of firms shares their names with some of the greats of the jazz musical persuasion:


These five firms evoke the folklore of Britain's most beloved mugger:

Summer lovin’

Don't take time out from summer applications to hit the beach - let these five firms help you imagine them instead! (We joke – manage your time and you can still get out there and enjoy what sun there is.)

Irish eyes

What’s the craic? Here are five law firms with a network office in Dublin:

National treasures

These five are all well-known national firms with offices across the United Kingdom – thanks to Sophie Boswell of Shoosmiths for this one!