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One of opera aficionado Rachel Welch-Phillips’ defining early experiences of Bird & Bird was completing the application form, which she felt encouraged her to be herself much more than the other firms on her shortlist. Read Rachel’s profile to learn more about what life is a like as an associate in the fast-paced aviation finance team and whether you might want to apply to Bird & Bird yourself.
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Some think there is no place for emotion in the law and believe emotions interfere with rational thinking. Law students are trained to ‘think like a lawyer’, suppressing and ignoring their emotions, which is not beneficial to wellbeing. In fact there is a huge body of scientific evidence which proves cognition and emotion are intertwined.
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