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My pre-interview bathroom pep-talk 

You are good enough.

You are likeable. You are funny. You are genuine. You can’t make them give you a job, but you can make them like you. 285 more words


How I got a training contract as a non-law student

Rebecca Dilks graduated from Philosophy and Politics at the University of Leeds in 2014 and is nearing completion of her training contract with Gateley Plc.  In this post she shares her experiences of pursuing law from a non-law undergraduate degree and her tips for other students seeking training contracts.

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How do I ace an open day?

I have good news, and I have bad news.

The bad news is, some of my tips might seem nightmarish.

The good news is that these skills are like muscles; the more you flex them, the stronger they get. 1,038 more words


Online application form: how to be successful

Gaining a training contract is competitive, and most often an online application is the first hurdle. Any given application form can take hours to complete, so it is important to get it right and avoid silly mistakes. 503 more words

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When I wrote the LinkedIn post that inspired this blog, I was fairly sure most of the questions I would get would be on commercial awareness. 1,270 more words


Essential Acronyms & Vocabulary for a Law Student/ Hopeful Trainee

LPC – Legal Practice Course

LPC MSc – Legal Practice Course with a Masters in Business, Law and Management

LPC LLM – Legal Practice Course with a Masters in Law… 209 more words

How to win your training contract

Demi Joannides is about to enter the third year of her law degree at Warwick and has successfully converted a vacation scheme into an offer of a training contract at top City Firm Herbert Smith Freehills. 1,263 more words