Author: sophie-yantian

How aspiring solicitors can create their own ‘bespoke training contract’

Accutrainee founder Susan Cooper shares how the firm's flexible TC model is creating a wealth of opportunities for graduates

Jul 20 2022 10:44am

The journey from legal publisher to tech giant

Head of brand and communications at LexisNexis, Matthew Leopold, discusses the new, user-friendly tools the company has created to make the law more accessible

May 6 2022 11:18am
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How the next generation of lawyers can build their own training contracts

Mary Bonsor, founder and CEO of Flex Legal, discusses a new tool to help aspiring solicitors qualify under the SQE

Apr 26 2022 11:43am

How students can stand out in today’s legal market

Former barrister turned ULaw Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Crisp, shares with students how to build commercial awareness and the skills they need to succeed

Apr 1 2022 10:28am

How to make it as a legal tech lawyer

Experts from magic circle firms share their career journeys and advice to students interested in pursuing similar paths

Mar 2 2022 12:23pm

The opportunities Ireland has to offer future solicitors

Chris Jorgenson, BARBRI’s senior director of institutional partnerships, discusses the benefits of dual qualification for those seeking a training contract in Ireland’s thriving legal market

Feb 8 2022 12:05pm

Revealed: Best law firms for legal tech 2022

How tech savvy are your favourite firms?

Jan 5 2022 12:45pm

Why ESG is rising to the top of the agenda for City law firms

Clare Burgess, partner in finance and capital markets at Clifford Chance, discusses how her work is changing in light of environmental, social and governance factors

Aug 27 2021 12:45pm
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Differing perspectives on the SQE

We look back on this summer's LegalEdCon as the new solicitor training regime gets underway

Aug 24 2021 1:58pm

Why you should do your training contract in the North West

Carol Draycott, dean of ULaw’s Liverpool and Chester campuses, discusses the thriving North West legal scene and the opportunities for aspiring lawyers, ahead of tomorrow's virtual event

Jun 7 2021 12:56pm

Why I gave up the City grind to launch a flexible NewLaw firm

Ahead of tomorrow’s Living Room Law virtual conference all about lawyers who are doing things differently, Daniel Lowen, partner and co-founder of Level, shares his career story and what day-to-day life as a sports lawyer looks like

Apr 21 2021 3:20pm

Your guide to navigating a virtual training contract assessment

Legal Cheek’s Sophie Yantian chats to ULaw Leeds careers manager, Amy Walker, for her top tips

Apr 8 2021 2:58pm

First speakers announced for LegalEdCon 2021

Two-day virtual conference to explore future of legal education and training

Apr 6 2021 3:15pm

Remote-working across continents

Ahead of Living Room Law, the virtual conference all about lawyers who are doing things differently, consultant at Re:link and, formerly a senior associate at Linklaters, Anjalee Mead, explains how she ended up working in Zimbabwe

Apr 1 2021 2:25pm

Why training contract hunters should look to the South East

Magic circle lawyer turned The University of Law campus dean Sarah Pooley offers up her advice to students seeking to start their legal careers in London and the South East

Mar 15 2021 2:56pm

The opportunities for aspiring lawyers in the North

A panel of lawyers and legal education experts discuss the region’s thriving legal scene

Feb 24 2021 3:00pm

5 tips for putting in the perfect pupillage application

Tess Edge, barrister turned tutor at The University of Law in Birmingham, shares advice with students ahead of the Gateway deadline next week

Feb 2 2021 11:52am

The post-vaccine world through the eyes of a lawyer

Hill Dickinson’s head of banking and finance, Richard Capper, forecasts the year ahead

Jan 25 2021 2:42pm

A barrister’s guide to securing pupillage

Henderson Chambers’ Beatrice Graham reflects on her career journey and offers advice to aspiring barristers

Jan 19 2021 3:27pm

Corona-regs barrister launches law centre fundraiser

Doughty Street Chambers’ Adam Wagner targets £15,000

Dec 23 2020 1:15pm

Revealed: The best law firms for working from home

From generous WFH budgets to team catch-ups via Zoom -- which law firms have adapted the best to the new way of working?

Dec 22 2020 1:43pm