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Fifteen for 2015

I mentioned in a previous post that I love setting goals, especially simple personal projects with clear steps, where the process itself is just as important as the overall completion. 206 more words


Where to Start in First Year? Aiming for a Training Contract with a Corporate Law Firm

This post has been written by Chris Walker, SET team member and Law student at The University of Birmingham.

The first year in your Law degree can seem at times like a blitz of obscure academic terminology, careers advice and late nights poring over the judgements of Lord Denning. 912 more words


New beginnings

I joined the firm’s Leeds office in March 2012 as a paralegal in the Corporate Recovery team following completion of the LPC and a string of paid and unpaid work placements in the legal sector. 378 more words


TC success, you're almost there!!


I wish to write this blog anonymously so i’m not going to start by telling you my name!

I am from a very working class background and before I started on my career journey, I had zero contacts in the legal sector. 553 more words


FAQs with our trainee officer

As the graduate, trainee and HR officer at Gateley, I often attend law fairs around the country, meeting students and discussing the opportunities available at the firm. 632 more words


Halloween is coming… biggest fears for future trainees!

With Halloween fast approaching, some people’s biggest concern is how to carve their pumpkin. However, as solicitors to be, our trainees have had slightly more pressing issues to worry about… 414 more words


Getting the most out of a law fair

Whilst law fairs can seem a daunting experience, they are a fantastic opportunity for students to get an insight into a wide-variety of law firms in a short amount of time. 831 more words