Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Kai Zeng of Kirkland & Ellis is an advocate for balancing the demands of exciting work in the restructuring team with life beyond the office, something that is actively encouraged by the firm. Read on for his advice on getting ahead and creating a successful career.

LCN videos

The GDL is an intense course and can seem like a really intimidating challenge. In this video I’ll be sharing how I prepared for it the summer before and ways for you to make sure you hit the ground running when you start!

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!

Geldards LLP

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Gemma Lewis
Geldards LLP

Cardiff University | Associate

Apart from the quality of work, some of the factors that make Geldards a great firm are the genuine open door policy and the ethos of teamwork. Geldards' understand that their greatest attribute is the staff and that makes the firm a truly enjoyable place to build a career.

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How to choose an LPC provider
Dear Oracle ...

I am thinking about where to study my Legal Practice Course. It seems that more and more firms have tie-ins with law schools, only sending their future trainees to that institution. Does this mean that the provider I pick will affect where I can apply for a training contract?