Tag: Training contracts

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Law students weigh in on firms’ treatment of SQE trainees

Some call for resits, others say rescinding TCs is the right call

Apr 4 2024 8:51am
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How aspiring lawyers can become networking pros

ULaw London Moorgate Dean Aruna Verma talks smooth networking, tailoring firm applications and dealing with rejection

Mar 22 2024 7:51am
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‘I failed SQE1 and lost my TC. Is anyone else in the same boat?’

Needs help on what to do next

Mar 19 2024 8:51am
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Law firm assessment centres: everything you need to know

Video interviews, aptitude tests, group tasks and more

Feb 26 2024 8:47am
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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

The skills students need to succeed this training contract application season

Reed Smith graduate recruitment manager Rebecca Schrod on being methodical, proactive and self-reflective

Nov 29 2023 10:59am

A newly qualified lawyer on six-seat training contracts and why communication is key

Burges Salmon’s Liam Edwards discusses his varied work in the firm’s projects department

Oct 4 2023 8:39am

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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Life in capital markets – a junior lawyer’s perspective

Howard Kennedy’s Alexander Wood discusses his busy work-life and making the step from paralegal to associate

Aug 22 2023 12:53pm

‘How can I escape the TC application hamster wheel?’

One aspiring lawyer needs readers’ advice

Jul 14 2023 8:44am
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Forging a career as a City lawyer

The University of Law academic manager Nicole Kalli discusses what it is like to work and study in London

Jun 30 2023 11:07am

‘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

PI firm Fletchers confirms Liverpool TC offering with office launch

Part of 'ongoing expansion plans’

Jun 29 2023 9:19am

Chasing a training contract? Here are four hot topics you need to know about

From ChatGPT to the SQE, ULaw Deputy Vice-Chancellor Peter Crisp looks at the major talking points among aspiring lawyers

Jun 16 2023 12:51pm

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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Exclusive: Freshfields increases number of training contracts to 100

Magic Circle firm becomes joint-second largest provider following London office growth

Jun 2 2023 10:35am
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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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‘Help! I can’t secure a training contract’

Shearman & Sterling senior recruitment manager Paul Gascoyne lends his expertise for a special edition of our Career Conundrums series

May 9 2023 11:06am
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A former law firm recruiter explains how to secure a training contract

Ellen Marsh, now careers manager at ULaw Bristol, offers students her advice

May 4 2023 12:17pm