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Three things I wish I'd known when applying for training contracts

I am eight months into my training contact and have found myself already looking back and wondering where the last eight months have gone. 537 more words

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The final seat of my training contract; looking back at the last year and a half

Last week marked the start of my fourth and final seat of my Training Contract (TC) at BLM which seems like a good time to look back at the last 18 months and the three seats that I have sat in. 398 more words

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How to become a Barrister v Solicitor

There are two types of lawyers in England – (1) Barristers and (2) Solicitors

In very simple (and simplistic) terms:

Barristers = go to court, think wigs… 168 more words

Career & Networking

Training contract: my third seat with Griffiths & Armour

On the third seat of my training contract with BLM I was fortunate enough to be seconded to Professional Risk Insurance Brokers, Griffiths & Armour (G&A). 335 more words

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The Journey of A Lawyer

What is law? Is it a set of rigorous rules and codes monitoring the public with it’s cold, emotionless glare, free of passion, as once famously said? 292 more words

Up until now: Law Graduate

Most people would write on their cover letter that they had an interest in Law since the beginning of time. For me, the beginning was quite incidental. 409 more words


The Vacation Scheme: how to make (good) waves and be a success.

So you’ve been offered a Vacation Scheme at a law firm, and you’re thinking ‘what could possibly go wrong?’ Well, you’d be surprised by how easy it is to tarnish your reputation. 1,034 more words