Tag: Commercial awareness

Nailing a TC application, handling rejection and what it really means to be ‘commercially aware’

Clare Stapleton, The University of Law’s campus careers manager in Birmingham, speaks to Legal Cheek Careers, ahead of next week's IN-PERSON workshops and networking evening in the West Midlands

Oct 21 2022 1:35pm

Top law firms and high-quality work: Why aspiring lawyers should consider a career in the South West

University of Law campus dean Zoe King makes the case for legal life in Bristol and Exeter, ahead of Thursday's in-person workshops and networking evening

Oct 11 2022 3:42pm

How one US law firm is thriving in London

Legal Cheek Careers speaks to Claire McDaid, corporate and financial services partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher, about life at the fastest growing US law firm in London, ahead of her appearance at next week’s virtual student event

Oct 5 2022 10:45am

Excellence in commercial real estate — a case study on Edinburgh’s St James Quarter

CMS real estate of counsel Roland Smyth offers insight into CMS’ recent work on St James Quarter in Edinburgh, ahead of his appearance at our virtual student event tomorrow

Sep 27 2022 11:02am

Ahead of the curve: How law firms are preparing their clients for the next big thing

Osborne Clarke’s Catherine Hammon explains how she got into digital transformation and why being a knowledge lawyer means always staying one step ahead

Sep 26 2022 12:59pm

Want to be a shipping and trade lawyer? Develop quick thinking, resilience and geopolitical awareness

Clyde & Co partner, Eleanor Coates, offers insight into the world of marine and trade disputes, ahead of her appearance at tomorrow's virtual student event

Sep 12 2022 12:11pm

The role of a restructuring lawyer amid global economic uncertainty

Weil partner Neil Devaney on helping clients in difficulty, not shying away from ‘tough conversations’ and why the firm is well positioned to ride the ups and downs to come

Sep 8 2022 10:23am

The changing legal landscape: How will it affect aspiring lawyers?

Former barrister turned ULaw Deputy Vice-Chancellor Law, Professor Peter Crisp, looks at some of the key issues impacting those seeking to enter the legal profession, ahead of next week’s Legal Cheek-ULaw Summer Virtual Vacation Scheme

Jul 1 2022 11:30am

What is commercial awareness and how do you show law firms you’ve got it?

ULaw London Moorgate campus dean Caroline Carter demystifies the popular buzz phrase as she offers words of encouragement for the next generation of lawyers

Jun 29 2022 2:33pm

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

From magic circle lawyer to law school manager — and a spell as a US firm grad recruiter along the way

ULaw Newcastle campus manager Larissa Hope reflects on her career journey and highlights the opportunities available for aspiring lawyers in the North East

Mar 16 2022 10:02am

How I built a career as a construction lawyer

From infrastructure projects to offshore windfarms, Womble Bond Dickinson managing associate Michelle Essen explains why there’s more to the job than just bricks and building sites

Feb 16 2022 10:53am

The law killed e-scooters in the 1930s. Will it kill again?

Future magic circle trainee Will Holmes looks at the case for greater regulation

Dec 10 2021 9:21am

SPACs: What’s all the fuss about?

UCL history student Roisin Blackmore demystifies the commercial awareness buzzword of the moment

Dec 8 2021 9:19am
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Edinburgh Uni grad scoops full SQE1 scholarship with ‘law firm of the future’ essay

Natalie Northridge receives £3k for BARBRI course

Dec 3 2021 10:07am

‘Commercial awareness is more than reading the FT and using buzzwords’

A panel of lawyers and legal experts from Ropes & Gray, Gowling WLG, Irwin Mitchell and ULaw consider the hot commercial themes of 2022 and how students can prepare for the changing world of work

Nov 18 2021 11:01am

Life as a lawyer in the fast-moving automotive sector

Shoosmiths associate Sam Henegan talks electric vehicles and driverless cars, ahead of his virtual appearance at next week’s event

Nov 12 2021 12:49pm

Meet the infrastructure lawyers helping ‘Build back better’

A panel of experts from Pinsent Masons discuss their work and how it is helping drive the post-Covid economic recovery

Nov 5 2021 12:04pm

Hot practice area focus: How I came to specialise in environmental law

With COP26 underway Gowling WLG partner Ben Stansfield reflects on his career journey to date and considers some of the developments at the forefront of planning and environmental law

Nov 1 2021 11:44am

Navigating the shifting sands of competition law at a global firm

Ropes & Gray senior counsel Lisa Kaltenbrunner discusses upcoming regulatory changes and how she came to specialise in this exciting area of law

Oct 29 2021 11:38am