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Trainee Recruitment Cycle

The Trainee Solicitor Recruitment Cycle

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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Don’t be afraid to sell yourself!

You may not know it but you are a sales person. When you are making applications for vacation schemes and training contracts you should treat is as a sales job. One of the golden rules of sales is to sell the benefits not the features. Now it may be taking the analogy too far to […]

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Top Tips from Magic Circle Trainees

An interesting article has been posted on the Queen Mary University of London careers blog with training contract application tips from trainees at Allen & Overy: QM recently attended a career open day hosted by the international law firm Allen & Overy LLP. During a panel Q&A a handful of the firm’s trainees and associates […]

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How To Become a Solicitor - A Quickguide

How To Become a Solicitor – A Quickguide

We know that many visitors to this site are still considering whether or not to become a solicitor.  We therefore wanted to set out a simple overview of the necessary steps to becoming a solicitor. Each year many students decide they would like to pursue a career in the legal profession.  Out of these a […]

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