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How to choose an LPC provider
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I am thinking about where to study my Legal Practice Course. It seems that more and more firms have tie-ins with law schools, only sending their future trainees to that institution. Does this mean that the provider I pick will affect where I can apply for a training contract?

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Gibson Dunn gives its juniors much more responsibility than some of the more traditional City firms - junior associates are even given their own business development budgets. Corporate solicitor David Dowling discusses the opportunities that this affords, as well as the firm's private M&A work and how the balance of power in the City is shifting.