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Stacey YonBurges Salmon LLP
University of Bristol | Trainee Solicitor
From day one of my training contract, I've been encouraged to seek responsibility and get involved with high profile work; I've also found the firm very supportive, with a genuine open door policy which encourages a collaborative and friendly atmosphere.
I've just started my Legal Practice Course (LPC). This summer I applied to 20 firms for training contracts and had three interviews, but didn't score - what do I do now?