Resources

Here you will find resources to help you understand the training contract recruitment process better and improve your applications and interview performance.

Recommended Book: From Student to Solicitor – The Complete Guide to Securing a Training Contract

By Matt Oliver

This new book for 2010 is written by Charlotte Harrison who is a senior lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. It is described as the essential guide for anyone considering a career as a solicitor in England & Wales, from the sixth former to those studying the LPC. The book considers each step of the…

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Book: The Complete Guide to Getting a Solicitor’s Training Contract

By Matt Oliver

If you’re looking for a good, up to date book to help you with the training contract recruitment process there is a new book on the block: “The Complete Guide to Getting a Solicitor’s Training Contract” by Sarah Cave Sarah is a solicitor herself, so knows her stuff on this. Here’s the quick book summary:…

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eBook Recommendation – Legally Started: tried and tested strategies to break into the legal profession

By Matt Oliver

I was recently pleased to help out with the design for a new eBook authored by City solicitor Luke Murphy. It’s aimed at giving students and graduates a leg up into the legal profession. It contains some great advice around some job search and career progression strategies you need to know. I thoroughly recommend you…

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The Cheeky Side of the Law

By Matt Oliver

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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Are You Using Lawcareers.net To The Max?

By Matt Oliver

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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Learn How to Master the Watson Glaser Test

The Watson Glaser Test is a critical piece of the training contract puzzle.

Each year, more law firms use the Watson Glaser Test to filter our candidates from their recruitment processes.

It's simple, if you don't know how to pass it you won't get a job offer from them.

We teach you the nuts and bolts of this test and how best to practice it to get to the required pass level.