Weekend Edition 16/11

Weekend Edition 16/11

In this weeks edition: Vac Scheme deadlines, making the most of your GDL and law far advice.

Good morning! WOW, what a week. It’s a busy time to be a law student at the moment, especially if you want to be a solicitor. The big law firms are on the road, attending law firms and presentations at universities across the country. Law fairs are really important and can be a great opportunity to learn about the firms you’re interested in, as a chance to impress the recruiter. Click here to have a look at our advice on making the most of law fairs.

Vacation Scheme application windows are also open at many firms in the City and we’ve put together a table of deadlines and the pay on offer for more than 100 firms. Take a look at our definitive guide here and speed up your applications.

If you’ve just started your GDL, you’ll already be realising how intense the course is. Charlie Parker has listed the 7 things he learnt since starting his GDL – definitely worth a read!

We’re also publishing City news throughout the day, here’s a roundup of the biggest stories on TSL this week:

  1. Banks Fined £2bn for Manipulation of Foreign Exchange Rates
  2. Political Divide Over Effect of EU Referendum on Economy
  3. EU Court Backs Curbs on Migrants Benefits
  4. Quindell Stuck in Director’s Shares Controversy
  5. EAT Makes Historic Ruling on Holiday Pay
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