Tag: City

The opportunities for future City lawyers in a post-COVID world

Three associates from the London offices of Freshfields, Baker McKenzie and Reed Smith join a ULaw careers expert to share advice

Jul 28 2020 12:55pm

Future City trainee goes public with concerns about doing training contract remotely

'I struggle to see how this could truly be replicated virtually'

Jul 21 2020 9:18am

Baker McKenzie to relocate City office

London move is part of long-term growth plans beyond COVID-19

Jul 17 2020 9:18am

City University BPTC grad who stole cash from colleagues’ bags BARRED from legal profession

Mahnoor Choudhury was working as a paralegal at the time

Apr 20 2017 11:05am

Senior lawyers slam ‘entitled’ millennial training contract hopefuls

But they admit that corporate law is a different beast to when they were growing up

Feb 12 2016 9:04am

Clifford Chance future trainee uproar as firm cancels funding for Professional Skills Course

Policy switch has left students struggling to make ends meet

Dec 22 2015 10:09am

The ‘scouse scum’ YouTube rant lawyer has been fired — also via YouTube

Chelsea FC-mad Clive O’Connell ejected from global law firm partnership

Nov 9 2015 11:28am

Michael Gove wants to tax City lawyers and use money for legal aid

Speculation that 1% levy on turnover of top 100 firms could be introduced

Oct 22 2015 11:43am

Are US law firms raiding City rivals to poach top qualifying talent?

No, it’s all myth, say recruitment experts -- the Yanks are now training enough junior solicitors of their own

Aug 28 2015 9:22am

City firms fall over themselves to trumpet benefits of working one day-a-week from home

'Agile working' is the latest corporate law trend

Aug 20 2015 4:57pm

What corporate lawyers say Vs what corporate lawyers mean

The euphemisms that keep the deals moving

Jul 21 2015 12:29pm

How (Not) To Be A Trainee Solicitor

Congratulations. You got the training contract. You are now going to be a trainee solicitor...

Apr 9 2013 1:04pm

‘Get a job wherever you can and you never know when your opportunity might present itself’

In the latest instalment in the ‘If I knew then what I know now’  series, Norton...

Mar 15 2013 10:13am

Fired Allen & Overy Lawyer-Turned-Sex Novelist Tells Of New Life in 2 Room Cabin Rented By The Night On Her Credit Card

Pursuing your dreams can come at a price. Deidre Dare (real name: Deidre Clark) used...

Jan 21 2013 10:58am

‘I Naïvely Believed That If I Performed Well I Would Be Rewarded Accordingly’

Ed note: This is the latest post in the ‘If I knew then what I...

Dec 14 2012 12:22pm

Leaving Clifford Chance: A Mother’s Departure Email

The email reproduced below, by a female associate departing from Clifford Chance’s Washington DC office,...

Nov 9 2012 9:50am

A City Lawyer Remembers It’s National Pro Bono Week…

There’s a list of the events taking place this week at ProBonoUK.

Nov 5 2012 2:55pm

Why Unemployed Law Graduates Should Ignore The Trend To Go Out On The Street And Hustle For a Job

Earlier this week, a City lawyer told me that his firm had experienced a “surge”...

Nov 1 2012 10:37am