Experienced City recruiter Kate Osborne has a wealth of wisdom to share about the world of commercial law. Read on for advice on applying to US firm Kirkland & Ellis, whose London office is based in the city’s glamorous Gherkin.
Erin Rose is a strong advocate of work experience, especially as a means of distinguishing yourself from the many excellent candidates vying for training contracts. Read on for more advice and insight into life as a Simmons’ trainee.
Not having a law degree is no barrier to becoming a lawyer – in fact, the modern legal profession is full of non-law graduates, and the skills and experiences gained studying and working in other fields can be used to your advantage.