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August 31, 2023

Embarking on a Journey: A Conversation with a Newly-Contracted Trainee on Securing a Training Contract

A trainee reveals their path to securing a training contract, stressing the significance of diverse experiences, tailored applications, and unwavering persistence for aspiring legal professionals.
July 31, 2023

Interview with Milan Pandit: Journey to Becoming a Trainee Solicitor at Leathes Prior

In this article, Diya Gupta interviews Milan Pandit, a promising trainee solicitor with a budding online presence.   Please could you introduce yourself and where you’re […]
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.  
February 17, 2022

Interview with Amelia Mah, a Trainee Solicitor at CMS

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.
July 3, 2021

Interview with Folu Babatope, Trainee Solicitor at DLA Piper

In this article, Chimere Nwaegbu interviewed Folu Babatope, a current Trainee Solicitor at DLA Piper. Folu shares her tips and advice on networking, how to achieve good results on the LPC and navigating your way through the process. Folu also shares some insight into her training contract seats and work at DLA Piper. 
November 9, 2020

Interview with Alicia Loh, trainee solicitor at Shearman & Sterling

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.
September 12, 2020

Interview with Charlie Madill, trainee solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills

In this article, Storm Evans interviews Charlie Madill, a trainee solicitor at global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. Charlie shares her journey to obtaining her training contract at HSF and gives insight into what training at the firm has involved so far. She also gives some advice to aspiring HSF trainees.