Tag: lccareers

Why wannabe lawyers shouldn’t feel they have to come across as from a certain socio-economic background

"Your differences can become your strength," says Hogan Lovells partner Tom Astle

Oct 15 2015 12:06pm

How waitressing helped me succeed as an international competition lawyer

Herbert Smith Freehills' Veronica Roberts on her journey from the local comprehensive to global law firm partner

Oct 12 2015 2:21pm

A motorbike accident transformed me from junior lawyer coaster to driven CEO

Fletchers chief Ed Fletcher recalls how a spinal cord injury gave him a clarity that would change the course of his career

Oct 6 2015 9:51am

How wannabe lawyers can become employable

ULaw employability chief John Watkins believes students overestimate some of their soft-skills

Oct 2 2015 11:39am

How to survive the pupillage Hunger Games

Hardwicke's two new tenants reveal how they made it to fully-fledged barrister status

Sep 30 2015 12:33pm

Event: Why the legal profession needs people who see the world differently

Lord Neuberger and a panel of top solicitors and barristers offer students who don't fit the mould tips on how to get ahead in law

Sep 28 2015 12:33pm

Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers field financial and legal news questions from 40 students

Inaugural Commercial Awareness Question Time takes place at London office of global firm

Sep 24 2015 12:15pm

10 secrets to Graduate Diploma in Law success

"It's not a marathon or a sprint, it's the 10,000 metres"

Sep 18 2015 1:52pm

What ‘commercial awareness’ means when you’re a trainee

Norton Rose Fulbright newly qualified solicitor Tom Capel on how the hard-to-define concept beloved of law firms manifests itself in real life

Sep 14 2015 2:50pm

Event: Commercial Awareness Question Time at Norton Rose Fulbright

Get to the front of the training contract queue, with free places for 25 students up for grabs

Sep 1 2015 7:00pm

What you learn during a vac scheme at a medical negligence law firm

There's plenty of law summer placement life beyond the City of London

Aug 25 2015 1:20pm

Fewer students apply for law school scholarships than you think

Leicester Uni law grad Hannah Blake used her Kaplan Law School LLM LPC scholarship as a springboard to a City training contract

Jul 23 2015 12:41pm

How studying a language with a law degree can set you apart from the crowd

Cara Goldthorpe talks to Legal Cheek Careers about being crowned "Law Undergraduate of the Year"

Jul 22 2015 11:46am

The bar’s battle against elitism

Baby boomers wake up to urgent need to help millennials

Jul 15 2015 2:22pm

From Legal Cheek blogger to RPC trainee: how doing something a bit different can help you land a TC

Flora Duguid wasn't afraid to take some chances to bolster her CV

Jul 13 2015 7:03pm

7 things we learned from our Twitter discussion about securing a training contract

The best bits from yesterday’s #TCapps Q&A

Jul 9 2015 12:37pm

What it was like to act on a bust-up between naturists that reached the Court of Appeal

Hardwicke barrister Andy Creer discusses acting for Hertfordshire naturist village Spielplatz Estate in a tenancy dispute with a member couple

Jul 8 2015 2:13pm

We are holding a Twitter Q&A about how to ace a training contract application on Wednesday at 1pm

Experts on hand to advise in hour-long session open to all

Jul 6 2015 2:49pm

9 essentials that successful training contract applicants grasp

It's often the subtle things that mark out candidates taken on by leading firms

Jun 29 2015 1:44pm

How to fund your way through the BPTC

By bagging two scholarships and working part-time, University of Law bar graduate Sam Frost was able to keep costs down as he pursued his barrister ambitions

Jun 24 2015 2:25pm

What are the best alternatives for students turned off the bar due to lack of pupillages and legal aid cuts?

Top solicitors and barristers advise undergrads at Legal Cheek Careers at Inner Temple

Jun 22 2015 1:35pm