In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Jess Burton, a future trainee solicitor at Linklaters. Jess discusses why she decided to complete her training contract at Linklaters, advice on converting vacation schemes to training contracts, as well as some useful resources for improving your commercial awareness!
In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Constance Campbell, a trainee solicitor, who is about to finish her first year of training. Constance provides an insight into her journey so far, seats in Planning and Parliamentary, and ambitions for the future.
In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Jasmine Cracknell, a trainee solicitor at Shoosmiths, currently on secondment at ThoughtRiver. Jasmine discusses how she chose which firms to apply to for training contracts, her experiences during her training contract and secondment so far, and her advice to anyone applying for vacation schemes and training contracts.
In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Karen Xiong, a qualified solicitor with over four years of experience, who trained at Linklaters and is now an associate at Latham and Watkins. Karen imparts her experiences in the legal world so far and reflects on her journey as a trainee.
In this article, Jack Charters interviews Malcolm Simpson, managing partner of Walker Morris LLP. In this article, Malcolm discusses the benefits of a varied early career, the importance of finding the firm that is right for you, and the future of working in the legal sector.
In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Cheryl Sweeney, a qualified UK and US attorney, who has worked in the UK for several years and currently acts as Legal Director for a global group of insurance companies, QIC Global. Cheryl looks back on her diverse career, provides advice for aspiring solicitors and showcases the distinctiveness of working in the insurance sector as a lawyer.
In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Amelia Mah, a trainee solicitor at CMS. Amelia discusses why she chose to complete her training contract at CMS, the highlight of her training contract so far and her experiences working remotely, as well as why she founded her blog, See Through Law, in 2019.
In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Nadine Owusu-Ansah, a paralegal and future trainee solicitor at Linklaters. Nadine explains why she chose to go into commercial law and complete her training contract at Linklaters, her advice on applying for vacation schemes, and why she chose to start her Instagram platform, @legallydiverse.
In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Georgia Davies, a future trainee solicitor at Shearman & Sterling. Georgia explains how, as a non-law graduate, she obtained a vacation scheme offer and training contract at Shearman & Sterling. Georgia shares her advice on applying for vacation schemes, demonstrating commercial awareness, and her experiences as a disabled student.