Tag: Vacation schemes

How to get a foot on the City law ladder

Ahead of next week's Legal Cheek-ULaw Summer Virtual Vacation Scheme, Legal Cheek’s Will Holmes caught up with ULaw’s Caroline Carter, Moorgate campus dean and former City lawyer, for her take on the skills future lawyers need

Jul 9 2021 4:34pm

Watch now: A vlogger’s guide to a spring virtual vacation scheme

Chloe Moran shares her experience at the Legal Cheek and ULaw week-long Virtual Vacation Scheme 2021

Apr 30 2021 10:58am

Advice to first year law students from a second year

'The key is preparedness', writes Durham undergrad Adam Jordan, as he offers up his top tips to first year success

Jan 21 2021 9:25am

A vlogger’s guide to a winter virtual vacation scheme

Jasmin Brown shares her experience on the three-day Legal Cheek-ULaw Virtual Vacation Scheme

Jan 11 2021 1:01pm

Your guide to making the most of a virtual vacation scheme

Ahead of The Legal Cheek Winter Virtual Vacation Scheme, run in partnership with The University of Law, director of employability at The University of Law, John Watkins, shares his advice for virtual vac scheme success

Dec 11 2020 12:46pm

Law Society: Reserve vac scheme and TC spots for disabled aspiring lawyers

City law firms also encouraged to run more part-time training contracts

Nov 10 2020 11:20am

10 ways to boost your chances of securing a training contract during lockdown

Learn a new skill, start a vlog, attend virtual law fairs and write for Legal Cheek -- there's plenty to do

May 29 2020 10:10am

How COVID-19 will impact law students

ULaw pro-vice chancellor Peter Crisp provides a big picture overview and draws parallels between the 2008 financial and coronavirus crises

May 11 2020 2:45pm

Former Milbank junior lawyer probed over ‘opportunistic’ COVID-19 mentoring site

Singapore-based associate accused of targeting vulnerable TC hunters with costly online offering

May 4 2020 11:18am

How law students can make the most of the lockdown

From virtual vac schemes to volunteering -- wannabe lawyers should use their time wisely, advises LPC student Charlotte Capper

Apr 22 2020 9:07am

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

Law firms recruiting exclusively from vac schemes — worrying trend or sensible step?

The legal profession may become even harder to break into, argues one rookie City solicitor

Dec 23 2019 11:55am

Clifford Chance launches business internship for future trainees

New scheme will see vac scheme places reduced but additional open days introduced for penultimate-year students

Dec 6 2019 9:54am

How to nail a vac scheme application this festive period

'Tis the season to be jolly tackle dreaded online forms

Dec 4 2019 10:53am

Linklaters ditches traditional training contract application to save students time

New online skills assessment will slash submission time from five hours to 90 minutes, says magic circle firm

Sep 11 2019 11:11am

Summer vac scheme round-up: Ball games, boat tours and a bountiful supply of bubbly

Which City player won the summer's wooing-war?

Aug 16 2019 9:18am