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Choosing a law firm?

To caveat what I am about to say, you do need to have a basic idea of the type of firm you’d like to train with – e.g. 433 more words

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New Year resolutions

As the New Year begins many people will make a New Year’s resolution, a personal promise to make a small change to their everyday life that will benefit them in the year ahead. 377 more words


Fail to Prepare - Prepare to Fail

Who knows what the future holds? Anything can happen in the future! You can’t predict what will happen in life. Every day is a new day… 352 more words

Law School

AML: what is it and why does it matter to a trainee?

Prior to starting your training contract, it’s likely that the only exposure that you have had to money laundering is through TV programmes where criminals use their stacks of cash to fund everything from garages (Breaking Bad) to waste management companies (The Sopranos). 806 more words


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. 210 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