Simon Price has inspired over 2500 law students across the country via The Modern Lawyer workshop. It’s a unique peak performance and employability workshop about how students can think strategically about their career and maximise their potential. I caught up with Simon and asked him to share some of his wisdom. The Interview Matt: When…

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Being nervous about an interview for a training contract or vacation scheme is perfectly normal. Most people will have nerves of some sort when they wonder whether they can answer all the training contract interview questions they might be asked. They can actually be a good thing as they mean that you are sharp and…

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This latest video recommendation provides an account of what it’s like to work on a big deal at a large corporate firm like Allen & Overy. It includes some useful insights into the role of trainees in a City firm and is valuable research for all budding commercial lawyers. It gives you an idea of…

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This week’s website review focuses on the law blog, Legal Cheek, which I would highly recommend you check out. It brings a different take on the legal profession compared to the law careers advice websites you may be used to. Refreshing Style What I like most about it is its refreshingly irreverent style of legal…

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Whilst the majority of law career hopefuls will have heard of the website lawcareers.net, in my experience, there are many who aren’t getting as much out of it as they could do. What Is LCN? Lawcareers.net (LCN) is one of the largest law careers websites and has a broad range of quality information and advice…

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The importance of law career fairs is often under-estimated by candidates and you will be missing a trick if you don’t attend any. Whilst we wouldn’t recommend you go to lots of them, we would certainly recommend you attend at least one or two carefully selected fairs. They are a safer and less scary way…

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September/October of each year sees the start of various new cycles in the worlds of students, graduates and law job applicants. Students are either starting a new year at university or commencing the GDL or LPC at law school. Out of those who have already finished their studies, the lucky ones will be commencing their…

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