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How Tough is it Really to Secure a Training Contract?

We all know the legal market is an over-crowded and over-competitive industry. Unfortunately, there are just not enough Training Contracts (TCs) to cover every legal graduate out there (imagine how much easier life would be if there was). 448 more words

Trainee Solicitor

Mentoring aspiring lawyers

A common theme at Taylor Vinters is that we get great satisfaction from developing our future lawyers, and that also extends to mentoring students. Commercial and Technology Associate… 683 more words

Taylor Vinters

Application advice

So, you’ve found a Training Contract you want to apply for and you’re probably wondering if your CV is good enough or if your cover letter conveys what a good match you are for the firm. 844 more words

Trainee Solicitor

Behind the scenes of a training contract

As soon as I tell young people that I am a trainee solicitor they often respond by telling me they love the US TV series… 674 more words

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Interview Preparation

I was once asked in an interview “How did you prepare for this interview?”¬†

Obviously, I had prepared by doing all the normal steps but when asked this on the spot it was not something I could easily answer. 277 more words


What makes a successful commercial lawyer?

This is a common TC/VAC Scheme question and one that you should feel very confident in answering as it can be rehearsed in advance unlike other questions which need to be tailored to the individual law firm or questions which require an on the spot thought collation. 527 more words


The Work I Complete Each Week

Last week I was ill with a stomach bug and ended up being off of work for 2 and a half days. While I was wallowing in self-pity I started thinking about what I would have been doing if I was at work and thought it would be a good idea to write about the kind of things I typically do to give you guys a taste of what to expect. 732 more words

Trainee Solicitor