Ashurst LLP

Vacation Scheme Insiders

Ashurst LLP

Harriet Martin is studying History and Spanish at the University of Durham. She will start her training contract at the firm in March 2019, following the GDL and LPC at The University of Law, Moorgate. She attended a week-long vacation scheme in December 2015.


Meet the Recruiter

Aisling Barnes

Aisling Barnes is passionate about recruitment and has a wealth of information and advice for aspiring lawyers looking to apply for a training contract or vacation scheme place. Read on to learn more about CMS and the process for joining this prestigious, full-service firm.

Ask the oracle

Ask the Oracle

The law firm as a business
Dear Oracle ...

I know that an essential aspect of being commercially aware is understanding how law firms operate as businesses. I appreciate that commercial firms play an important role in business and have to make money themselves, but is there more to it than that?


Brochure library


Having emerged from a period of immense change and growth, BLM is looking to continue its evolution onto the international stage. Read on to find out more about the exciting opportunities that this could mean for you.


Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Kai Zeng
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kai Zeng of Kirkland & Ellis is an advocate for balancing the demands of exciting work in the restructuring team with life beyond the office, something that is actively encouraged by the firm. Read on for his advice on getting ahead and creating a successful career.


The commercial year 2015-16

Like the laws of physics, there is often a temptation to seek certainty in the cold, hard numbers of business and economics; but such certainty is generally illusory, as the reality inevitably proves more complex and what is one person’s triumph can be another’s misfortune.