Tag: Commercial awareness

Why training contract hunters must be adaptable

Top tips and career insights from four Birmingham-based lawyers

Mar 6 2020 3:53pm

What you need to consider before pursuing a career in law

Courtesy of experts from Osborne Clarke, Shoosmiths, Hardwicke and ULaw

Mar 2 2020 2:24pm

4 things you need to know about lawtech

A panel of experts share their insights

Feb 28 2020 2:45pm

Why I moved from the magic circle to make partner at a major UK law firm in Bristol

Legal Cheek Careers caught up with Burges Salmon banking partner Rachael Ruane ahead of her appearance at Wednesday’s ‘Secrets to Success’ event in Bristol

Feb 24 2020 2:35pm

Dublin’s future as a global legal hub

BARBRI’s Chris Jorgenson sets out his vision for Ireland’s rapidly expanding legal market

Feb 17 2020 2:32pm

What will the law firm of 2020s look like?

Ahead of Womble Bond Dickinson's 28 February summer work placement and training contract deadline, three lawyers share their predictions for the new decade

Feb 13 2020 2:14pm

Life as a lawyer in Liverpool

Four experts make the case for starting your career in the North West

Feb 7 2020 12:40pm

From vac schemer to global law firm partner advising on big-ticket M&A deals

Claire O’Donnell, graduate recruitment partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, shares her top tips to writing vac scheme applications ahead of the firm’s 31 January deadline

Jan 27 2020 3:02pm

‘As a 17 year-old secretary with no A-Levels and terrible GCSEs I didn’t expect to become a partner in a leading law firm’

Lisa Kemp, careers manager at The University of Law, reflects on a legal career that has taken many unexpected twists and turns

Jan 24 2020 1:35pm

From trainee to City law firm partner in ten years

Travers Smith’s Stephanie Lee reflects on her path to partnership and the high-stakes litigation that she’s worked on along the way

Jan 14 2020 2:50pm

Five reasons to do your training contract with a global law firm outside London

Lawyers from Addleshaw Goddard’s Leeds office make the case for starting your career in the North

Dec 18 2019 1:56pm

Five hot commercial awareness issues that future lawyers need to be thinking about

Lawyers from BARBRI, BCLP, Gowling WLG, Ropes & Gray and Squire Patton Boggs share their wisdom

Dec 16 2019 1:26pm

Four fintech predictions from four seriously clued-up lawyers

Practice area insight from experts at Linklaters

Dec 13 2019 1:38pm

The lowdown on US law firms in London

Shearman & Sterling lawyers give commercial awareness master class

Dec 10 2019 1:37pm

The opportunities ahead for the Scottish legal market

Addleshaw Goddard lawyers discuss lawtech, Brexit and Indyref2

Dec 9 2019 1:53pm

Student Event: Secrets to Success Leeds — with Squire Patton Boggs, Kings Chambers, Womble Bond Dickinson and ULaw

Wednesday 11 December at ULaw Leeds; open to all students and graduates

Dec 6 2019 4:28pm

The Green Economy through the eyes of a planning lawyer

Anna Cartledge, a partner at Shoosmiths, sheds light on brick shortages, electronic cars and life in Birmingham

Dec 2 2019 1:58pm

The key qualities every clinical negligence lawyer must possess

Irwin Mitchell partner Emma Rush discusses communication skills and client empathy

Nov 28 2019 12:15pm

My life as a corporate finance lawyer advising tech companies and entrepreneurs

Ahead of her appearance at ‘The Northern Powerhouse economy of the 2020s’, Addleshaw Goddard’s Carly Gulliver shares an insight into fast-growing practice

Nov 22 2019 1:09pm

What the global economy of the 2020s has in store for lawyers

Three experts from Osborne Clarke reflect on the latest trends and how the legal landscape will look in the next decade

Nov 21 2019 2:12pm