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The September shake-up: all change

September is a time of transition for the junior members of the firm. A new intake of trainees will be joining, the current first year trainees will be moving into the second year of their Training Contract and final seat trainees will take up their new roles as newly qualified solicitors. 326 more words


Welcoming the New Trainee Solicitors

It is a momentous week. It is the last week of my second seat, the half-way mark in my training contract, and the week that the new trainees start. 237 more words

Becoming A Solicitor

1 September

Today is the first time in five years where I haven’t had to worry about the training contract “deadline” day of 1 September. Instead I can turn part of my attention to the football transfer deadline day, which happens to fall on 01/09 this year, but more importantly write my first blog entry for Star Potential. 1,182 more words


T Minus One

Tomorrow’s the big day – the first day of my training contract (or “period of recognized training”, as it’s now known). I’m nervous. I’m excited. I’m not enough of either of those things, and too much all at the same time. 297 more words

Alasdair Stuart

Dissertation woes.

It’s the middle of August, technically my summer holidays (although the lovely British weather says otherwise) and here I am having to battle through my dissertation. 621 more words


Corporate or nothing?

One of my friends was recently applying for training contracts so I had an insight into the kind of fairy tales that a law student needs to sell to get a job: 516 more words

Where do I begin? 

Maybe a little about myself. I graduated from a Russell Group university in June 2013 with a 2.1 Law degree, an achievement I am so proud of. 658 more words