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Law vs Non-Law Degree

A-Level results have just been released and all students who have just finished at College or Sixth Form will now be embarking on the next phase of their lives; whether that be University, working, travelling or taking time out to figure out what they would actually like to do in the future. 563 more words

Trainee Solicitor

My very first blog post - an intro

Hi everyone!

This is my first ever blog post and I’m excited to get started.

A little introduction; I’m currently 24 years old and I completed my LLB Law degree in 2013, achieving a 2:1 classification. 248 more words

Trainee Solicitor

Vacation Scheme @ Taylor Vinters

Our latest blog is written by Alexandra Walker. Alexandra recently completed a vacation scheme with Taylor Vinters and has accepted an offer to join the firm as a Trainee in September 2018. 506 more words

Taylor Vinters

Waiting for that training contract

Not everyone secures a training contract at the end of their second year or third year at university. Not everyone secures one immediately after their undergraduate degree and some like me do not secure one on the GDL or on the LPC. 655 more words


What do law firms look for when recruiting trainees?

All law firms look for certain qualities in prospective new recruits. Some of these qualities seem fairly generalist (and are!)  – few employers wouldn’t be looking for someone who can work in a team – but it is also true that the particular nature of work in the legal industry suits a defined skill set. 920 more words


Five ways to build your CV at Uni

Firms – legal or otherwise – like to recruit people who (appear to) actually do things and, as a corollary, have interesting things to say in interview. 747 more words


How to research a law firm - made easy

To write a successful training contract application, an applicant must tailor their answers specifically to the firm in question. This is the one answer that must always be thoroughly researched each time. 874 more words