LCN videos

Commercial awareness is a term often used by law firms and recruiters, but what does it actually mean? In this video Matt breaks down what commercial awareness, why it's so important, and offers a couple of examples of case studies to think about in a commercial context.

Howes Percival LLP

Vacation Scheme Insiders

Howes Percival LLP

Oluwatobi Taiwo graduated with a degree in business management in Canada before moving to the UK and studying law at the University of Leicester. She completed a vacation scheme with Howes Percival in July 2017.


Vinson & Elkins RLLP

Meet the Lawyer

Nadine Amr
Vinson & Elkins RLLP

A vacation scheme at Vinson & Elkins proved to Nadine Amr that the firm’s work in the energy sector, international outlook and small teams were the right fit for her. Read on for tips on following in her footsteps.


The Solicitors Qualifying Exam: everything we know so far

Legal education and training will change in 2021 with the introduction of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). Here is everything we know about the new exams, from the syllabus, to the format of the exams themselves, to the possible cost for candidates, to the response of law firms, universities, law schools and junior lawyers.