Tag: Vac schemes

I felt a part of the firm from the moment I walked through the door

Ashurst’s Aneesa Khan reflects on life as a dispute resolution associate ahead of the firm's winter vac scheme deadline on 3 November

Oct 28 2019 12:50pm

From vac schemer to City lawyer practising at one of the most exciting times in employment law history

Travers Smith's Alex Fisher has watched the introduction and demise of employment tribunal fees, as well as the monumental rise of the gig economy courtesy of Uber and Deliveroo

Jan 25 2018 2:05pm

I used my autism to my advantage and secured a training contract at Reed Smith

Why keep quiet about a disability when it has so many positive aspects?

Feb 13 2017 10:15am

How my US firm vac scheme set me up for TC success

You can’t beat dinner with the trainees at Duck and Waffle as a way to gain insight into a firm

Jan 3 2017 2:28pm

Legal Cheek talks… winter vac schemes

Shearman & Sterling graduate recruitment chief Paul Gascoyne and trainee solicitor Danielle Altink share their pearls of wisdom with Legal Cheek’s Tom Connelly and Katie King

Oct 18 2016 11:16am

The 15 best law firms for vac schemes — according to those who have been there

Pinsent Masons leads the field, with only two magic circle players making the cut

Sep 7 2015 10:10am

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

Vac schemes: students do everything but legal work

As the summer stints draw to a close, Legal Cheek asks the pivotal question: did anyone do any legal work?

Jul 15 2015 12:35pm