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Back to school

Having just completed the first seat of my training contract at B P Collins, now seems like a good moment to take stock and look back on my first few months at the firm. 612 more words

My (indirect) path to law

No law firm experience? No problem. Experience which is not directly related to the law may nevertheless prove valuable.

The path that led me to Taylor Vinters as a trainee solicitor wasn’t the most direct, but thanks to my travels and previous experience, I developed some skills that are really valuable for any legal career. 660 more words


Work hard, play hard

The Christmas period certainly was busy for social events at B P Collins.

The champagne night at the Crazy Bear was, as usual, a great way to unwind after a week in the office – and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love free champagne!  534 more words

The Professional Skills Course

Hi everyone.

It’s been a while since my last blog post and I was meaning to publish this post 2 months ago but I never got round to completing it. 803 more words

Trainee Solicitor

What does the LPC not teach you?

Having not started my training contract (“TC”) yet (countdown to Sept 2017) most of this post is based on what friends have told me about starting their training contracts and how different it is compared to the LPC version. 630 more words


How big is the jump?

Happy New Year to all of our readers and followers. Our first blog of 2017 is written by first year trainee Mary Sargent.

When I received my training contract offer from Taylor Vinters in the summer of 2014, I was over the moon, and when, a week later, I received another call from them, offering me a job as a paralegal in the Commercial Real Estate team, I was even more so! 950 more words


Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs: choosing your training contract seats

Until recently, questions like “where do you see yourself qualifying?” and “what seats would you like to do?” 538 more words