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

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:

Law firm – law school partnerships

Ever more firms are linking up with postgraduate providers to exclusively train their future trainees. Here are just five:

Original pirate material

Lock down your aerial – these five firms all have strong intellectual property practices and offices on The Streets of London:

Summer lovin’

Don't take time out from summer applications to hit the beach - let these five firms help you imagine them instead! (We joke – manage your time and you can still get out there and enjoy what sun there is.)