Interviews

Legal industry professionals offer their insights exclusively to TSL.

Interview with Harry Clark, future trainee at Baker McKenzie

Zainab Hassan interviews Harry Clark, future trainee at Baker McKenzie. Harry shares how to decide which law firms to apply to, and how to stand out in applications.

Globalisation in Action: Two British Students’ Accounts of Legal Internships in China

Article by Nichol Yesuthasan and Kirsten Holtby My name is Nichol and this summer, I was lucky enough to complete a CRCC Asia British Council Generation […]

An Interview with Emma Lilley: How to Get an In-house Training Contract

Emma Lilley is an in-house solicitor at the Manchester Airport Group.  While she already knew as a student that she wanted to take the in-house route […]

Interview with J. Daniel Jung, Director at Abraham Lincoln University School of Law

Remi Alli provides us with this fascinating and informative interview with J. Daniel Jung, Esq., Director at Abraham Lincoln University School of Law. He delves into what he sees students and graduates doing wrong when trying to seek further legal employment.

Interview with University of London Law Society

What is it about the University of London Law Society that makes it wholesome, inclusive, and a great social place? A system of free membership ensures […]

Interview with Luke Peake, CEO of Virtual Internships

Luke Pearce CEO of Virtual Internships sits down with Emma Hamnett to discuss all things about Virtual Internships and what the company is about .

Interview with Louis Huglin – Associate in Film, TV & Theatre at Harbottle & Lewis

Louis Huglin is an Associate in Film, TV & Theatre at UK-based law firm Harbottle & Lewis. Our Deputy Editorial Content Manager spoke to Louis about […]

Brexit & Its Implications For Law Firms

We were joined by Grad Recruiter, Ed Walker to discuss Brexit & its implications for Law Firms and also how to tackle these key commercial awareness topics in applications and interviews.

Practising Law as a Global Citizen

On Monday, in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills and CRCC Asia, we held a Facebook Live Event on Practising Law as a Global Citizen. Our speakers […]

The Psychology of Lawyers Explored

  The Student Lawyer’s Joseph Docherty has been speaking with Edward Walker, former Graduate Recruitment Manager at Pinsent Masons, about his insightful research into the psychology […]

Interview with Andrew Arruda – CEO and Co Founder of ROSS Intelligence

Andrew Arruda is the CEO and Co-Founder of ROSS Intelligence, an artificially intelligent lawyer built on Watson, IBM’s cognitive computer. Commonly referred to as ‘the smartest lawyer’, ROSS is trained to read the law, understand and answer research questions, getting smarter each time.

Since its launch, ROSS has been featured worldwide in magazines and newspapers, such as TechCrunch, Wired, New Scientist, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Guardian. TSL’s Deputy Editorial Content Manager, spoke to Andrew about ROSS and the impact AI could have on the legal profession.

Interview: Second Year Trainee

Milly Bygrave interviews Charlotte Allen (trainee at Blake Lapthorn) to gain insight into her career motivation, journey through the application process and her role as a trainee solicitor.

Interview: Associate Head of the School of Law, Accounting and Finance

Gemma Smith interviews Karen Jones, the associate head of the School of Law, Accounting and Finance at the University of South Wales, for an insight into her role which includes the steps she took to get to her current position as well as providing some tips in relation to securing work experience.

Interview: Head of the School of Law

Gemma Smith interviews Donna Whitehead for insight into her role as the Head of the School of Law, including the steps she took to reach that position and advice on work experience.