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September 18, 2022

How to Boost your Commercial Awareness

In this article, Leah Minett shares some advice for students looking to become more commercially aware.
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.
June 4, 2022

How to Tailor your LinkedIn Profile to Law Firms

In this article, Leah Minett shares some tips to help students boost their LinkedIn profiles and appeal to law firms.
December 9, 2021

Interview with Georgia Davies, a future trainee solicitor at Shearman & Sterling

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.
March 7, 2021

Interview with Sophie Shaw, a newly qualified solicitor at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

In this article, Gabrielle Long interviews Sophie Shaw, a newly qualified solicitor at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Sophie shares her journey as a non-law graduate and how her experiences whilst applying for training contracts helped her. Sharing her insights into her training contract, Sophie has now qualified into the restructuring and insolvency department.
January 25, 2021

Apply anyway!

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December 21, 2020
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How To Research Law Firms

In this article Meagan Leightley will explore the best ways to research law firms. Researching law firms is crucial when applying for vacation and training contracts because it enables you to tailor your application specifically to what they want and value as a company. Furthermore, through research you will also discover whether the firm is right for you which is just as important!
December 7, 2020

Book Review: Training Contract Handbook by City Career Series

Camilla Uppal provides an in depth review of City Career Series' Training Contract Handbook.