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LawCareers.Net (LCN) is a comprehensive, one-stop, authoritative online resource for you – our future lawyers – and those who recruit you.
The site contains several key elements, including:
LCN has several key hubs created just for you:
There are a host of key features for you to make the most of.
Training contract search
Meet the Recruiter
Meet the Lawyer
Practice Area Profiles
Vacation Scheme Insiders
Use our training contract search tool to explore our directory of nearly 1,000 organisations offering training contracts.
Use our pupillage search to find the right chambers for you.
Use our courses search to discover the legal education provider that suits your needs.
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Find out what makes recruiters tick, what impresses them and what makes each of their firms unique in the Meet the Recruiter profiles.
Get insider knowledge from more than 30 solicitors at different law firms. The Meet the Lawyer profiles are designed to give you a sense of how they got there, what their workday looks like and the advice they have for you. Could you follow in their footsteps?
Find out what it’s like to work in a vast array of legal practice areas with LCN’s practice area profiles:
Get a sense of what different law firms’ vacation schemes are really like by reading these insider reports from candidates who’ve experienced the schemes first hand.
Use LCN’s training contract and vacation scheme deadlines list to ensure you don’t miss any key deadlines.
Use our Events page to discover and register for upcoming events, from LCN webinars featuring lawyers from leading law firms, to law firm and law school open days, Q&As and much more.
Keep up to date with the key stories from the legal world, plus read our weekly round-up of the latest commercial news to support your commercial acumen.
Designed to increase your understanding of the recruitment process and the legal profession as whole, our Features focus on topics such as the Solicitors Qualifying Exam, everything you need to know about training contract assessment centres and how you can find your legal specialism.
Your very own legal agony aunt. The Oracle aims to answer your questions relating to recruitment and training – from how to fund your legal studies, to how to identify which firms value diversity and inclusion.
Short opinion and analysis pieces from the LCN team, as well as guest posts from contributors from all walks of law. Topics include how to successfully apply for an apprenticeship and the top 15 podcasts we think all law students should be listening to.
Featuring interviews with recruiters, students, trainees, partners and more, our podcast touches on topics from how to process rejection, the benefits of pro bono for students and how to demonstrate your key skills in legal applications.
Each academic year, we recruit several bloggers to report back from the front line of legal study and work, and offer you their advice as you embark on your legal journey.
MyLCN is your customisable area. You can store information from LCN and elsewhere, including any active courses and deadline reminders.
Save your favourite firms, make notes and keep track of your application progress in the Firms page; create your own information library of LCN pages and external links that interest you in the Pages section; and store events and deadlines in the Calendar.
MyLocker is a central hub where you can store key information about yourself so you can easily transfer it into the application forms of participating firms. It’s been designed to allow you to focus on the information that’s specific to firms, such as long answer questions, rather than spending time repeatedly entering core biographical information.