Insider Training Contract Recruitment Advice

Here you will find articles containing expert advice from graduate recruiters, lawyers and trainees. Learn, from those on the inside, the secrets of securing a training contract & vacation scheme.

A Training Contract Applicant’s Perspective

This is a guest blog post by Rhys Jones, Law Student & Training Contract Applicant. Countless aspiring trainees seem to have a remarkable aptitude for conveying an often over-zealous longing…

TSS Interview with Trainee Solicitor, Hannah Tyson

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…

TSS Interview with Law Student, Alex Kerr

The subject of this latest interview is Alex Kerr, a second-year law student at Sussex University. Alex talks about his legal journey so far and gives some good tips for…

Video: Interview with Commerical Property Solicitor

Next up in the TSS video series is a video of an interview with commercial property solicitor, Sangita Sangar, who gives a useful insight into working in commercial property. She…

Video: Working for the Government Legal Service

Many people overlook the Government Legal Department (formerly the Government Legal Service) when they are deciding where to apply to for their training contracts.  The third in our video series…

TSS Interview with a Local Government Solicitor

Name – Jo (requested surname to be withheld) Current Occupation (and Title, if relevant) – Solicitor 1. Why did you decide you wanted to be a solicitor? I undertook an…

TSS Interview with Trainee Solicitor, Samuel Gill

The subject for this latest interview is trainee solicitor Samuel Gill who is undertaking his training contract in a small firm in Manchester. Samuel reveals the very real issue of…

Video: Sonal Shah, Trainee Solicitor

In this video, Sonal Shah talks about life as a trainee solicitor. In particular, Sonal is living proof of the benefits of participating in vacation schemes and she also gives…

TSS Interview with Solicitor, Heather Grant

The subject for this latest interview is solicitor Heather Grant who is a relatively newly qualified solicitor but has been working in the law for some time.  Heather spent time…