Tag: Vacation schemes

How my time at the CMS Academy led straight to a training contract

Future CMS trainee Inshaal Ahmad shares his insight into the global firm's innovative internship programme

Oct 11 2018 3:22pm

The wretched Watson Glaser test and why I think it should be scrapped

Why do grad recruiters still use the 85-year-old test?

Jan 24 2017 9:47am

What we learned from the Legal Cheek vac scheme open thread

The essentials to consider as application deadlines draw near

Jan 23 2017 2:17pm

From vacation scheme to NQ solicitor

Rob Hobson made a late decision to go into law, but he’s just about to start life as a Mayer Brown lawyer

Jan 17 2017 12:42pm

Vac scheme applications Christmas stocking

More useful than chocolate and satsumas

Dec 23 2016 9:59am

The 10 best vac scheme selfies of the summer

Following the popularity of the ‘The 15 best mini-pupil selfies of the summer’, we returned...

Aug 28 2013 9:29am

Vac Scheme Application Forms: It’s All About The ‘Challenging Situation’ Question

Barrister-to-be OccupyTheInns shares his pupillage hunt wisdom with wannabe solicitors as they prepare to submit...

Jan 16 2013 11:18am

Great British Bake Off Star John Whaite Rejected Eversheds To Pursue Baking Dream

This evening John Whaite will fight it out for a place in the semi-finals of...

Oct 2 2012 4:20pm

How To Face Down Dirty Tactics During a Vac Scheme

Over the weekend, ‘The Budding Lawyer’ wrote of the dirty tactics he had fallen victim...

Aug 23 2012 10:30am

Lesbian Law Student Publishes Vacation Scheme Sex Diary

“Being a summer intern at a law firm is an exercise in gluttony and high-functioning...

Jul 25 2012 9:24am


Follow @cathrynkoz Cathryn Kozlowski focused on getting top music qualifications rather than top A-levels, but...

Dec 6 2011 10:01am


Follow @DiaryofaGDL GDL student David Woodall isn’t convinced all work experience is worthwhile It dawns...

Nov 22 2011 10:25am