Meet the Recruiter

Alice Lines

Alice Lines explains what it’s like to be a graduate recruitment adviser – including keeping all manner of plates spinning – at Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.


Ask the oracle

Ask the Oracle

Client secondment during my training contract?
Dear Oracle ...

From my research, client secondments seem to be an ever more popular part of training contracts at many commercial firms. What are the benefits of going on a client secondment over staying within the firm for the duration of the training contract?

Clyde & Co LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Andrew-Dane Fairclough
Clyde & Co LLP

If it’s exciting international work you’re after, Andrew’s career at Clyde & Co is the stuff of dreams – Iraqi pipeline overrun by Isis, travel to Rio and Sydney, and more. Learn about his career path and his advice on how to succeed.


Inside the world of the in-house lawyer

Does the idea of interesting and varied work, an excellent salary and a pleasing work/life balance appeal? Well, becoming an in-house lawyer could be your perfect vocation. We talk here to those in the know, including a trainee, several qualified lawyers and the head of an in-house legal department about what it means to work at the very heart of your client.

What’s in it for me? Why you should go on secondment

LCN Says

What’s in it for me? Why you should go on secondment
Isla Grant

The idea of going on secondment as a trainee can mean different things to different people - for some, it conjures up images of cultural experiences in exotic locations. For others, it’s about entering the heart of the client, and working out how best to serve their needs from that vantage point.