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As the UK continues to reopen society – albeit with a lot more hand sanitising stations, face coverings and distance markers – law firms are following suit. But unlike the virtually overnight move to working from home, the move back to working in the office will be slow, and perhaps may not ever happen for some.
As explored in other articles, recruiters will likely seek to directly test your commercial awareness throughout applications and interview stages. Here are four common commercial awareness interview questions and some tips for answering them!
Economists’ ideal market – known as ‘perfect competition’ – would operate something like a large town square full of fruit and vegetable stalls. Prices would be clearly visible to consumers and one stall’s products would be very similar to the next, making it unlikely that one seller would set a higher price than their neighbour.
This section offers opinion and analysis from members of the LCN team, as well as guest posts from contributors from all walks of law
Aims to solve all those problems that relate to recruitment and training, with examples ranging from how to fund your studies through to whether having visible tattoos will harm your career prospects
16 days ago Episode 19: an introduction to legal technology – with Bernie Rivard
one month ago Episode 18: diversity and mentoring in the legal profession – with GROW
2 months ago Episode 17: working as an in-house lawyer – with Annabel Akintomide
3 months ago Episode 16: building a personal brand outside of law – with Venandah Madanhi