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The Professional Skills Course

Hi everyone.

It’s been a while since my last blog post and I was meaning to publish this post 2 months ago but I never got round to completing it. 803 more words

Trainee Solicitor

What does the LPC not teach you?

Having not started my training contract (“TC”) yet (countdown to Sept 2017) most of this post is based on what friends have told me about starting their training contracts and how different it is compared to the LPC version. 630 more words


How big is the jump?

Happy New Year to all of our readers and followers. Our first blog of 2017 is written by first year trainee Mary Sargent.

When I received my training contract offer from Taylor Vinters in the summer of 2014, I was over the moon, and when, a week later, I received another call from them, offering me a job as a paralegal in the Commercial Real Estate team, I was even more so! 950 more words


Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs: choosing your training contract seats

Until recently, questions like “where do you see yourself qualifying?” and “what seats would you like to do?” 538 more words


A path to law

No law firm experience? No problem. Experience which is not directly related to the law may nevertheless prove valuable. Trainee Kelsey Farish explains.

The path that led me to Taylor Vinters as a trainee solicitor wasn’t the most direct, but thanks to my travels and previous experience, I developed some skills that are really valuable for any legal career. 661 more words


Fantastic (training) seats and where to find them

I am now eight months into my training contract with B P Collins and am currently sitting in the private client practice group, having already completed a seat with the… 572 more words

Trainee Solicitors

The past doesn’t always come back to haunt you

Our latest blog is by Robyn Le Friec, a second year trainee currently completing a seat in our Employment Team.

I often think about the people that I have met in my life – at school and university, from my old swimming clubs and even from part-time jobs as a teenager. 396 more words