Training contract

October 4, 2019
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Linklaters – increasing accessibility by changing the application process for training contracts?

Linklaters is a highly regarded, magic circle firm, with twenty-nine offices in over nineteen countries. With over five thousand staff worldwide, is there any wonder it […]
September 12, 2019

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 […]
September 2, 2019

The Art of the Deal – Corporate Update Summer 2019

As we approach training contract interview season, commercial firms will want to see that applicants know what is going on in the city. Here is an […]
August 29, 2019
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How to Get a Law Training Contract in Finance

If your dream is to become a solicitor, you will have to apply for a training contract before you can practice law. For those who are […]
July 24, 2019
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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Training Contract Applications

This article is brought to you by the TSL Training Contract Surgery.  If you are struggling with training contract or vacation scheme applications, be sure to […]
November 8, 2017
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Minimum Entry Requirements

Article by Giovanni Parcou Minimum entry requirements (MER) are a common element of law firm application forms, as well as many other corporate and commercial job […]
March 8, 2017
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How To Stand Out As A Recent Law School Graduate

There seem to be more law school graduates than there are quality job openings. However, it is imperative that you are not allowing this fact to dissuade […]
January 23, 2015
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Firms Changing Training Contract Interview Techniques

Law firms are revamping their interview techniques by introducing strength based questioning. Slowly, law firms are shying away from the usual competency based questions such as, […]
September 22, 2014

Current and Future Issues City Firms Face

This question, or versions of it, are notoriously popular on vacation scheme and training contract applications. A full answer requires an in depth understanding of the […]