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.
There are many reasons why full-time study followed by training might not be right for you, two of the most common being finances and caring commitments. Don’t worry though; there are part-time opportunities throughout the academic and training process.
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!
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The autumn term is underway and the starting gun has been fired for final-year students considering their next steps.
Sahar ShepperdBristows LLP
University of London, Imperial College | Associate
I chose this firm over a host of others, undoubtedly one of the best decisions I have ever made. Despite handling high profile, time intensive matters, Bristows excels in maintaining a genuine nurturing, caring and family-friendly environment. A fantastic environment to build one’s legal career in.
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?