Author: sky-martle

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When will most law firms embrace the SQE?

Legal Cheek Careers catches up with BPP University Law School’s head of outreach and student recruitment, Jonny Hurst, to hear the inside scoop on the timeline of different firms’ SQE transition

May 5 2022 11:09am

How being Insta-savvy can help you secure a training contract

From application pointers to commercial awareness gold; there’s more to social media than just selfies

Mar 31 2022 2:05pm
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How to fund your SQE

Legal Cheek Careers caught up with BPP’s Jonny Hurst to discuss the options available to students

Jan 24 2022 11:54am

Revealed: The best law firms for peer support and partner approachability 2022

From rookies staying late for each other to partners always being available for a chat — which firms are the friendliest?

Dec 24 2021 9:44am

5 tips on how to excel during a virtual vacation scheme

ULaw’s deputy vice chancellor (law) Peter Crisp shares advice with readers hoping to stand out in the increasingly virtual recruitment process

Dec 9 2021 2:41pm

From self-taught coder to tech lawyer

Herbert Smith Freehills junior associate Jamie Ball shares his career journey and advice to students

Nov 16 2021 11:00am

How to stand out in training contract applications

‘You don’t need the same qualities as the next aspiring solicitor’, says Hill Dickinson partner and training principal Richard Capper, ahead of his appearance at this afternoon's virtual event

Nov 9 2021 9:11am

From trainee to private equity partner at a magic circle law firm

Allen & Overy’s Peter Banks talks to Legal Cheek’s Sky Martle about his career journey

Sep 14 2021 12:02pm

Life at a US law firm in London

Weil partner James Harvey gives insights into the realities of work at a US outfit and demystifies the complex phenomenon of SPACs

Sep 9 2021 10:18am

7 answers to common SQE questions

Law Training Centre tackles some of your super-exam queries, ahead of tomorrow's official roll-out

Aug 31 2021 12:56pm

Ransoms to regulators: My life as a cyber security lawyer

Clyde & Co legal director Seaton Gordon considers some of the current issues at play for cyber lawyers and why those seeking to follow in his footsteps need to be good at spinning plates

Aug 26 2021 12:52pm

7 things I wish I’d known before I started my GDL

Top tips for conversion course newcomers, courtesy of Durham Uni grad Sky Martle

Aug 16 2021 11:30am

Aspiring lawyers must be fluent in techspeak

Ahead of tomorrow’s Secrets to Success event -- a legal tech special edition -- Legal Cheek Careers sat down with ULaw's Simon George, associate professor and director of Tech Research Academy ULTRA

Jul 6 2021 11:03am