Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Meet the Lawyer

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Corporate partner John Rife offers an insight into the relationship building and negotiation skills that are vital for lawyers working in the private equity industry, as well as the culture of excellence and collegiality on which Debevoise & Plimpton prides itself.

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.

Allen & Overy LLP

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Allen & Overy LLP

The world is changing and we need to change with it. At Allen & Overy, you’ll benefit from the support and opportunities you’ll need to become a lawyer of the future.

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!

LawCareers.Net Podcast

Matthew Dow


The GDL – my view a year later
Matthew Dow

It has almost been a year since I finished the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), aka the conversion course. With this in mind, I thought that it was worth reflecting on what I would have done differently with the benefit of hindsight. This includes the lessons learned regarding the job search, as well as academically.

Ask the oracle

Ask the Oracle

Legal work experience for non-law graduates
Dear Oracle ...

I recently graduated with a 2.1 in philosophy and plan to take a year out to save up before taking the GDL What kind of paid work could I do which looks impressive to employers and would be flexible enough to allow me to keep putting my legal career first?