After several years of working as a doctor, Ella Hutson made a career change to commercial law to join another international organisation operating in a number of diverse areas, with an equal focus on people. In Bird & Bird’s corporate team, Ella’s work is highly varied, with opportunities to build strong client relationships.
Many law firms use assessment centres as part of the selection procedure for vacation scheme and training contract candidates. So how do you prepare for an assessment centre, what can you expect on the day and what are firms looking for? Read on for some excellent law assessment centre tips.
After finishing my part-time LPC I share my experience and advice on balancing work and studies for those considering taking the same route.
You have submitted your training contract applications and you've been invited to an interview. After five minutes of patting yourself on the back, the associated fears start to surface. What if I become a gibbering wreck? What do I wear? What sorts of question are they going to ask? All of sudden you realise you're being asked to prove yourself in person rather than on paper. But we're here to help.
Charlotte KingPenningtons Manches LLP
University of Leeds | Trainee Solicitor
Penningtons Manches appealed to me because of the varied nature of the work and the friendly and positive working environment. As a trainee you are valued and encouraged to get involved in all levels of work.