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Ashurst LLP

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Emily Dale
Ashurst LLP

Emily Dale gives us the inside scoop on trainee recruitment and development at Ashurst; what the firm is looking for, how to impress and some of the challenges on the road ahead.

Bird & Bird

Meet the Lawyer

Bird & Bird

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.

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After finishing my part-time LPC I share my experience and advice on balancing work and studies for those considering taking the same route.

Training contract interviews made easy

LCN Says

Training contract interviews made easy
Isla Grant

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.

Penningtons Manches LLP

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Charlotte King
Penningtons 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.

Ask the oracle

Ask the Oracle

Interviews: what to wear
Dear Oracle ...

I've got a couple of training contract interviews coming up. Obviously, I need to wear formal/business attire, but what exactly does this mean - especially for women?