Tips for Getting Work Experience

Guest contributor, Claire Brocklebank, provides some useful tips on attaining the essential ingredient of any CV.

Law: A Vocation Not a Job

Nichola Higgins, Chair of the YBC, explains why perserverance and determination are vital for a career in the law.

Pupillage Interview or D-day

Kate Gaskell recounts her experience of pupillage interviews and offers some advice for those attending them.

Interviews – How to Make the Right Impression

Patrick Lundie discusses some of the most important tips to remember when preparing for, and attending, training contract interviews.

Psychometric Testing: What to Expect

Psychometric tests are a common part of many training contract applications. Find out what to expect.

Online Applications – Time to Apply Yourself

Patrick Lundie provides a fantastic overview of how to complete applications for training contracts.

Mini-Pupillage: ‘Try Before You Buy’

Alice Sheen discusses the benefits of a mini-pupillage.

Understanding Global Law Firms

George Korchev offers a basic understanding of the various types of international law firms, and how their strategies might suit what you are looking for.

Acculaw – The Future for Trainee Recruitment?

Patrick Lundie explains the new model for training contracts and weighs up the pros and cons of the future of trainee recruitment.

A Day in the Life

Lauren Perkins recounts a day in the life of a vacation placement student at a commercial firm.