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Studying, Studying...And More Studying!

You have completed all the exams for your degree, possibly a conversion course too and then sat through yet more exams to pass your LPC. You breathe a big sigh of relief when you get your training contract. 283 more words

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Contributing to blogs and newsletters

Within Woodfines, some departments have their own blogs. Please see the firm’s Litigation blog for my latest entry on ‘The Drive for Transparency at the NHS… 65 more words

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We want to hear from you

We would like to give our blog readers the opportunity to ask us questions on anything that is trainee-related. We will be hosting an interactive Twitter Q&A session on Monday, 14 July 2014 and we will be on hand to give advice, insight and an account of our experiences as trainees – and just to have a chat about life as a trainee solicitor! 129 more words


Diary of a vacation student

This week I’ve been on a vacation placement within a local firm. I’ve attended court, drafted letters, shadowed a senior partner and watched a barrister at work, worked in PI and even managed to squeeze in a spot of lunch! 8 more words


What skills are most valuable when going from student to trainee solicitor?

There are many aspects of student life that will become a distant memory when you start your training contract; suffice to say, mid-afternoon naps and reruns of Jeremy Kyle are no longer part of my daily routine. 477 more words

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Demystifying "commercial awareness"

Commercial awareness noun. an understanding of the factors that affect an organisation and the impact such factors have upon the organisation, its customers, suppliers, competitors and other stakeholders.

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My Mid-Seat Update

I am now half way through my second seat and will shortly be having my mid-seat appraisal. I admit that commercial/civil litigation hasn’t come as naturally to me as criminal law but I feel like I am now properly in the swing of things and familiar with the tasks and processes that I have to undertake. 762 more words

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