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This week Alex Aldridge is taking a barely earned rest from uploading blogs to Legal Cheek to go on holiday to Morocco. As he tries to sell Aunty Em for 2 camels and a leather bag, co-host Kevin Poulter takes charge of the #RoundMyKitchenTable podcast (for two weeks only), rebranding it #RoundMyDiningTable.

Joining him #RoundMyDiningTable is fresh faced (but very experienced) employment lawyer Laurie Anstis, of Reading firm Boyes Turner, and former colleague of James Blunt (i.e. he was in the army), current Magic Circle ‘Outsourced Operations Manager’ and law student, Neil MacKinnon.

As Christmas party season is in full swing, this week’s podcast tackles that seasonal institution that instills fear in trainees and underlings across the country – for those lucky enough to work in firms able to afford a Christmas party that is.

Also up for debate is the two year combined LPC and training contract soon to be offered by Eversheds and new suggestions for sifting training contract applications.

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For #RoundMyKitchenTable on iTunes, click here