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 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.
In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Mukuma Kawesha, a future trainee solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills. Mukuma explains how she obtained a vacation scheme and training contract at Herbert Smith Freehills. She also shares valuable advice on how to use your own experiences, such as working as a campus ambassador, to stand out during the application process.
In this article, Crystal Huang interviews Alicia Loh, a trainee solicitor at Shearman & Sterling. Alicia shares her experience as a third-seat trainee and some of the skills required both as a trainee and to be successful on a vacation scheme at the firm.
In this article, Enakshi Khasriya interviews Christine Steel, the Chief Connector for Mobile Minds by Design, where she connects students to experts in their field including law students and provides an extra layer of support for students when they need it the most.
In this article, Enakshi Khasriya interviews Ruth Reid, a barrister at Three Temple Gardens Chambers and founder of Cake and Counsel. Ruth shares her journey into law and the barriers she has overcome during her career.
In this interview, TSL talks to a representative from UN Women UK Warwick on how to approach the social movement addressing persistent breach of human rights as a student body. Read more to find out how to balance student environment with campaigning.
In this article, Crystal Huang interviews Yasmina Kone, a graduate recruitment specialist at Clifford Chance. She looks after the firm's IGNITE training contract, LIFT programme (learning internships for future trainees), SPARK scheme, ethnic diversity initiatives and the selection process. Prior to joining Clifford Chance, Yasmina worked at Rare, a multi-award-winning diversity recruitment company.