Stevens & Bolton LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Stevens & Bolton LLP

Challenging, varied work, client contact and early involvement in business development have all contributed to a great training experience at Stevens & Bolton for Theology graduate Luke Stewart. Read on for Luke’s insights into life in the corporate team, as well as the firm’s wider culture.


The Solicitors Qualifying Exam: everything we know so far

Legal education and training will change in 2021 with the introduction of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). Here is everything we know about the new exams, from the syllabus, to the format of the exams themselves, to the possible cost for candidates, to the response of law firms, universities, law schools and junior lawyers.

LCN videos

The Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) is due to be introduced in 2021, replacing the GDL and LPC as the assessment that must be passed in order to qualify as a solicitor. In this video, Josh runs you through everything we know about the SQE, including how it will work, how much it will cost, and if it will affect you.

Watson Farley & Williams LLP

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Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Watson Farley & Williams is seeking excellence: if you’ve got what it takes, learn more about the practice areas, career progression opportunities and more in the firm’s 2018-19 brochure.

The LawCareers.Net Handbook 2019

The LawCareers.Net 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!

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Matthew Dow


What to do in the limbo period following applications?
Matthew Dow

January was a busy month for many aspiring lawyers. The new year entailed increased work demands following the holiday break, as well as study and exam pressures. Furthermore, most firms had their vacation scheme deadlines.

No doubt, this tug of war over your time meant that lots of your evenings and weekends were surrendered to researching, writing and refining applications. Therefore, it is unsurprising that many readers of this website, come the 31 January, breathed a collective sigh of relief. Applications were submitted – there was nothing else that could be done.