Hogan Lovells

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Hogan Lovells

Joe Beautridge attended a three-week scheme at Hogan Lovells in July 2015. He is currently studying law with German at the University of Bristol and will be starting his training contract at the firm in September 2017.


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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.

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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?

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

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Watson Farley & Williams LLP

If your mind is of the inquisitive variety, then use it to learn more about Watson Farley & Williams, famed for its multi-jurisidictional expertise in energy, maritime, natural resources, real estate and transport.


Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

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Laura Dick
Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Corporate associate Laura Dick thrives on the high-profile deals that Gowling WLG is instructed on, as well as the praise that her authentic Chinese cooking elicits. Read on to learn more about being a lawyer at this dynamic firm.


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.