Tag Archives | insider-perspectives


Getting Ahead Of The Game: An Interview with Samantha Hope

Samantha Hope is the Graduate Recruitment Manager at leading national law firm, Shoosmiths. Matt Oliver caught up with Samantha and asked her some of the questions sent in by you guys. The Interview MATT: What would you recommend candidates do over the coming months to ensure their applications are as strong as they can be? SAMANTHA: The […]

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Becoming The Modern Lawyer: An Interview with Simon Price

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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Guest Post: A Training Contract Applicant’s Perspective

Countless aspiring trainees seem to have a remarkable aptitude for conveying an often over-zealous longing to work in areas or at firms in which they have very little knowledge or interest. This approach can undoubtedly be attributed to the oversupply of graduates coupled with the economic woes which have coloured the legal scene of late, […]

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Latest TSS Interview: Trainee Solicitor, Hannah Tyson

I am pleased to make our latest trainee solicitor interview available. The subject of this latest interview is Hannah Tyson, a first year trainee at a general private practice. Hannah talks about her legal career so far and gives her advice for anyone who is looking to follow in her footsteps. 1. Why did you decide […]

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