Tag: Advice

6 things we learned from our Insta Live with a law firm graduate recruitment expert

Shoosmiths’ early talent adviser Laura Hartigan offers up her advice

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What to expect as a paralegal

Legal Cheek explains...

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Wanting to convert a vac scheme to a training contract? Here’s what you need to know

ULaw Campus Dean Aruna Verma discusses transferable skills and commercial awareness hot topics

Feb 15 2024 8:26am

From Magic Circle lawyer to law school campus dean

Sarah Pooley talks about her move into education, MC lawyering and hot career tips for trainee hopefuls

Feb 7 2024 8:50am

Exploring the wealth of possibilities for aspiring lawyers in the North

Dean of ULaw in the North, Matthew Tomlinson offers his careers advice for trainee hopefuls

Jan 31 2024 9:14am

How to stand out this TC application season

ULaw Campus Dean Zoe King offers her advice on tackling applications, commercial awareness and interviews

Oct 26 2023 9:27am

Top tips for vac scheme applications

ULaw's John McKeown talks writing concisely, assessment centres and handling rejection

Oct 16 2023 1:33pm

5 tips to secure a City TC

Future trainee Anuja Venkataramani offers advice to lawyer hopefuls

Sep 5 2023 8:57am
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How to survive the law conversion course as a career changer

PGDL graduate and future pupil barrister Charlotte Tosti shares ten pointers with readers

Jul 18 2023 10:41am
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‘Do your homework on the law firms you apply to’

Showing you know who they are and what they do, and having your clear reasons for applying, is vital to success, says ULaw careers consultant John McKeown

Jun 29 2023 12:18pm

Law firm grad rec partners share advice with incoming vac schemers

Those in the know tell us what students can do to stand out

Jun 19 2023 8:30am
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Trainee qualification season: what to think about when switching firms

City lawyer Sana Shafi shares advice with final seat trainees nearing the end of their training contracts

Jun 5 2023 9:38am
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How to turn your summer vac scheme into a training contract

As many aspiring lawyers embark on the final step before obtaining a TC this summer, Legal Cheek's future trainees offer their tips to put yourself in the best position

May 30 2023 9:15am
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Muslim lawyers share advice this Ramadan

Fasting from dawn until dusk comes with a unique set of challenges -- we speak to four practising Muslim lawyers for their tips to those observing the Holy Month

Mar 23 2023 9:06am
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Legal Cheek future trainees share training contract interview tips

As application season closes we help aspiring lawyers ace the next step of the process

Feb 28 2023 8:50am
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What to expect when you start out as a lawyer

From difficult clients to billing targets and ‘the sometimes mind-numbing drudgery that can be part of a legal career’, former City partner Nicky Richmond shares advice with readers

Jan 20 2023 9:10am
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5 tips to secure pupillage

Gatehouse barrister and pupillage committee member Clare Anslow offers advice for those interested in a career at the bar

Jan 17 2023 1:40pm

Why law students shouldn’t be discouraged by anti-lawyer rhetoric

Top solicitors and barristers provide words of encouragement for aspiring lawyers

Jun 17 2022 1:13pm
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How TikTok is helping lawyers land new clients

The app isn't just face filters and viral dance trends, explains magic circle associate turned tech founder Richard Mabey

Apr 13 2022 11:20am
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Legal Cheek’s training contract and study advice video series

We've shared ours and now we want YOU to feature your advice on Instagram

Feb 16 2022 12:00pm
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How I passed the first SQE

Aspiring solicitor Geoffrey Janes scored top marks for SQE1 and shares six practical tips to help you do the same

Feb 3 2022 11:30am
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