This fun weekly feature links five firms through a common theme, designed to spark your interest in firms and practice areas that you may not have yet come across. If you can think up a category, and select five firms that fit within it, by all means send it in to

This week's Take 5

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Arise, fair trainee

These chivalrous five firms all have names with a medieval ring to them:

National Pro Bono Week 2017

These five firms are all hosting events this National Pro Bono Week.

Frightening firms

It’s Halloween and these five firms sound suitably macabre for our commercialised Hollywood version of this ancient festival:

City law five

To meet these five firms (and others!) at the CityLawLIVE careers conference on Friday 8 December, apply for a place now!

Fab five

These five firms are among those attending the Liverpool Business, Finance & Law Fair 2017 tomorrow (Wednesday 11 October). LCN will also be there giving out copies of The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook, offering advice and telling students about the CityLawLIVE and NationalLawLIVE careers conferences in December. If you’re attending, come and say hello!

National law five

These five prestigious firms (among others!) will be attending our NationalLawLIVE careers conference in Manchester on Friday 1 December. If any of these sounds like the kind of firm for you, apply for a place at the conference.


These five firms evoke the folklore of Britain's most beloved mugger: