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August 21, 2020

Did the Impact of COVID-19 Affect Trainee Retention Rates for Law Firms?

Zahra Javed discusses the retention rates of law firms and whether Covid-19 has impacted the future of the sector. The impact of COVID-19 has meant that […]
August 16, 2020

Interview with Tracy Tsao, a future trainee solicitor at Rosenblatt

In this article, Storm Evans interviews Tracy Tsao, a future trainee solicitor at Rosenblatt who discusses her legal journey and her experience in obtaining a training contract.
July 12, 2020
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Interview with Paula Sparks of UK Centre for Animal Law

In this article, Paula shares her journey from practicing law to becoming A-Law’s Chair and gives advice for students that have an interest in animal law.
July 8, 2020

Solicitor vs Barrister: Which Route is Right for You?

Interested in a career in law but are unsure what path to take? Meagan Leightley explores who a solicitor and barrister are and how to become one and positives and negatives of both career choices.  
June 26, 2020

Interview with Hannah Foley of Kissoon Carr

Beth Zheng interviews Hannah Foley, the Head of Corporate & Projects Recruitment and Branding & Social Media at Kissoon Carr. Hannah gives an insight into how students and solicitors alike can utilise LinkedIn to strengthen their connections.
June 18, 2020

Interview with Tate Smith, Junior Legal Secretary at Clifford Chance and undergraduate at Birkbeck, University of London

Meagan Leightley interviews Tate Smith Junior Legal Secretary at Clifford Chance and undergraduate at Birbeck, University of London. Tate is a Trans Representative at his Students Union and is Director of Firm Outreach at Queer Lawyers of Tomorrow a network for LGBTQ+ aspiring lawyers.
June 7, 2020

Interview with Malvika Jaganmohan, family law barrister and founder of Stiff Upper Lip Website

Anu Lal interviews family barrister, Malvika Jaganmohan who shares her mental health experiences and how aspiring lawyers can maintain their mental wellbeing in pursuit of a legal career.
June 1, 2020

Interview with Sheata Karim, Founder and Managing Partner of Grayfords

Gwen Lardner interviews Sheata Karim, career changer who founded and is the managing partner of Grayfords, a boutique family law firm in London.
May 8, 2020
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Interview with Venandah Madanhi, future trainee at Latham & Watkins

Beth interviews Venandah Madanhi about her journey to securing a training contract with Latham & Watkins.