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Although corporate deal making failed to ignite a burning passion in Krishna Mahajan, she found her feet as a litigator at Charles Russell Speechlys. Read on to learn more about the opportunities and support the firm provides to aid its lawyers’ career development.
A client secondment is a valuable opportunity to spend time working closely with a client in its in-house legal team; taking on greater responsibility, developing an understanding of the client’s business and building strong relationships that will have long-term benefits well after you qualify as a solicitor.
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The idea of going on secondment as a trainee can mean different things to different people - for some, it conjures up images of cultural experiences in exotic locations. For others, it’s about entering the heart of the client, and working out how best to serve their needs from that vantage point.
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The Finance (No 2) Act 2017 has recently gained public attention for a controversial provision within it called the loan charge. While the charge was introduced with the legitimate goal of tackling tax avoidance schemes, it imposes a huge burden on some ordinary taxpayers and their families.
Client secondments seem to be an ever more popular part of training contracts at many commercial firms. What are the benefits of going on a client secondment over staying within the firm for the entire training contract?