Looking for a training contract or pupillage but don’t know where to start? From applications to assessment days, the Magic Circle to the Inns of Court, the TSL Career Guides are here to help you navigate the world of job applications.
If you’re career hunting, be sure to check out the TSL Mentorship Scheme for the chance to be assigned a personal mentor to help you with practice interviews, application reviews, and more, and the TSL Job Board for regularly updated job roles, specially selected for law students.
Legal Jobs Explained
There are a number of legal jobs around. From Barrister to Solicitor, Paralegal to Legal Executive. TSL examines what each title means and how they differ.
Guides for Prospective Solicitors
Everything you need to know to secure the all-important vacation scheme or training contract, including our applications and assessment days guides, and for those looking to join a top London firm check out our guide to the Magic Circle.
Guides for Prospective Barristers
Get to know your Chambers from your Inns of Court. Everything you need to secure the all-important pupillage or mini-pupillage.
Guide to Commercial Law
Do you know your mergers from your acquisitions? Your debt from your equity? Find out about the complicated (and rewarding) work of commercial law firms here.
Guide to Commercial Awareness
Everyone tells you that you need it but what is it and how do you gain it? Find out here.
Guide to Psychometric Testing
Many law firms use psychometric testing to narrow applications down and you’re almost guaranteed to face it at some point. We’ll give you a head start.
Guide to Networking
We’ll give you the insider info on law networking. From firm drinks to open days and law fairs, we’ll have a look at the ways you can meet the right people here.