Promoting diversity with Aspiring Solicitors
LCN is pleased to announce that we will be working with Aspiring Solicitors as our official Diversity Partner. We have a number of projects planned together with the aim of providing information, advice, support and opportunities to anyone looking to embark on a legal career. Watch this space for further details.
Jenny Watts has flourished since joining Sidley Austin thanks to the emphasis the firm places on giving trainees real responsibility and plenty of opportunity to develop as lawyers. Read on to learn more about the high-quality commercial work and team-focused environment at Sidley Austin.
LCN discusses the commercial and tech law implications of Brexit with Cooley partner Mark Deem.
According to recruiters, too many applications are let down by sloppy writing skills. Read on for a quick crash course in the precise parlance of formal application writing.
The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook
The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook is now available, FREE, from university careers services and law faculties. Make sure you collect your copy of the preeminent print resource for future lawyers. The Handbook provides in-depth information and advice about how to launch your legal career, features details of over 1,000 potential employers and much more. Don’t miss out on accessing this crucial information!
The naïve aspiring solicitor might think that finally receiving that email from the graduate recruitment team confirming your place on the summer vacation scheme means a deep sigh of relief and a golden ticket to boozy sky-high lunches a la Shard, Sushi Samba and Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill.
Alice DouglasAshurst LLP
University of Edinburgh | Solicitor
Working with some of the most highly regarded lawyers in the field is a privilege and a fantastic resource for learning. This in combination with extensive training sessions has given me real confidence in my work post-qualification.
How do I make my training contract application stand out from the thousands of others that my preferred firms will receive?