The ties that bind – Take 5 offers a bite-sized compilation of five UK firms that are connected by a particular theme, which may be serious or light-hearted. The key word here is ‘eclectic’; the firms might be united by practice area, location or just the fact that they have names that would score well in scrabble. It’s a fun exercise for us – perhaps you’d like to give it a go too? If you can think up a category, and select five firms that fit within it, by all means send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org. You might find yourself featuring in LC.N Weekly! So take five and read Take 5.
This week's Take 5
While most firms want their applicants to sweat it out online, a handful still prefer to recruit via the classic CV & cover letter. Here are five:
Previous Take 5s
Doing a Bercow
Type carefully, tweeters! Here are five firms that specialise in defamation and reputation management work that you could find breathing down your neck:
Music to their ears
Never let it be said that lawyers aren't cool; these five firms are located in the same cities as some of the UK's biggest music festivals. Pack your tent and your hand sanitizer, and rock out:
A work of art
This group of five combine the cool head of the lawyer with the beating heart of an artist, showcasing impressive art collections or sponsoring artistic endeavour:
The Leeds side streets that you slip down
If Morrissey's lyrics prove true for you, these five Leeds-based firms all have personal injury practices:
In want of a wife?
Marriage is no longer a "truth universally acknowledged", but these five firms all practise family law in locations featured in Pride and Prejudice:
Can we lead you to IP?
Here are five firms in Leeds that do intellectual property:
Plenty of energy
Here are five firms in Bristol that do energy and natural resources law:
Bypass the gateway
Not all chambers have signed up to the Pupillage Gateway; here are five with deadlines just around the corner: