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Interviews

March 22, 2023

Embracing an alternative route to the legal profession

In this Article Hana Ingram interviews Cillian Costigan, a former law student who decided to work as a Compliance Analyst as opposed to the traditional Training […]
February 24, 2023
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Interview with Simranjeet Kaur Mann, Trainee Solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson LLP

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Simranjeet Kaur Mann, a trainee solicitor, who will qualify at the end of the year. Simranjeet opens a window into […]
February 19, 2023

Navigating the process of becoming a law student at university

Read this article on an interview conducted by Adebodun Sulaimon to find out about A.A SANNI, a current first-year law student at the Lagos State University, […]
February 14, 2023

A law student’s thoughts on answering problem questions at university

Read this article on an interview conducted by Sulaimon to find out D.Y Kodjovi’s, a current law student at the Lagos State University, views on specifically […]
August 25, 2022

Interview with Jess Burton, a future trainee solicitor at Linklaters

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!
August 11, 2022

Interview with Constance Campbell, a Trainee Solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood LLP

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. 
August 11, 2022

Interview with Jasmine Cracknell, a Trainee Solicitor at Shoosmiths

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.
July 8, 2022

Interview with Karen Xiong, an Associate at Latham & Watkins

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.  
May 18, 2022
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Interview with Malcolm Simpson, Managing Partner of Walker Morris LLP

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.