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Working as a paralegal before going on to secure a training contract is increasingly becoming the norm for thousands of candidates. It is even possible to qualify as a solicitor while working as a paralegal instead of completing a formal training contract. However, this stepping stone also has potential downsides to watch out for…
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Application season is coming around again. In the next few months, one by one, firms will be opening up their applications for a vacation scheme or training contract. That means that soon enough, you’ll be scrolling through graduate recruitment websites and applying for open days or insights to support your reasons for applying to your dream firm.
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