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2 tips for during a training contract

The posts on this site are generally addressed to students thinking about applying for a career as a solicitor, but this one is a bit different – it shares 2 seemingly contradictory thoughts about what to do during a training contract. 281 more words

Legal Careers

NEW Vacancies at MP TAX - 22 May '15

MP TAX takes in NEW Accounting Clerks from time to time.

Through an extensive 3 or 4 year training contract based on the guidelines / logbook prescribed by the South African Institute of Professional Accountants, we shape graduates on their career path to success and ensure they have the experience and skills necessary to face the business world out there with great confidence. 200 more words

Accounting Clerk

All in a day’s work

As trainees we are encouraged to get involved in activities outside of the office. Of particular importance to trainees is the junior lawyers group within their region. 380 more words


Who’s who: a guide to key roles in a law firm

A law firm, like most other organisations, is made up of a number of personnel and teams. I remember being asked the difference between the managing partner and the senior partner once in a training contract interview and not being able to articulate the difference. 527 more words


Love of the law

Throughout a law degree students are encouraged to evidence every legal point with the relevant legal precedent being either the key case or the statute. I remember spending hours pouring over textbooks trying to formulate ways to help me remember key cases for exams. 540 more words


Life as an in-house trainee

Richard Simmons at Lawyer2B got in touch with me through twitter after he’d read my blog.  He was keen to know about why I chose to train in-house.   949 more words

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Tweets in 2014 - opportunities to develop your career

In this ‘Tweets in 2014′ article, you’ll find out about the opportunities available to you at different points in your legal career.  Whether you’re just starting to investigate work experience, or you’re trying to secure a training contract; here’s a few nuggets of information that should help you along the way. 251 more words

Tweets In 2014