Legal Job Hunting

by Payal ShahParalegal/Twitch and SQE Candidate Hi! I’m Payal, a Warwick Law alumna (2017-2020). Like many others, I graduated in the height of the pandemic with no vacation scheme or training contract offer. With the world upside down and the legal industry now available in the palm of your hand, it was a confusing yet … More Legal Job Hunting

Applying for US Law Firm Training Contracts: A Marathon Not A Sprint!

by Animan Sharma WLS Alumnus Applying for US Law Firm Training Contracts: A Marathon Not A Sprint! The selection process for White & Case’s training contract was extensive yet gratifying. In this blog post, I outline my journey, from the application stage to the four rounds of interviews. I applied for a position on the … More Applying for US Law Firm Training Contracts: A Marathon Not A Sprint!

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Anup Mehta, Founder 30 Minute Chat. The Problem You want to break into law. But don’t have access to a network. And cold messaging/networking is a pain. “I know how hard it is” says Anup Mehta, a first-gen student who started off with ambitions of being a city lawyer. “I didn’t know anyone. And found … More Get or give free 1:1 chats for Law career insights and/or application sense-checks

Vacation scheme and training contract applications – tailor your approach.

In June 2020 Law Careers Net said (4 Step Applications Masterclass) that a TC ‘applicant for Macfarlanes was competing with over 700 others for just 31 vacancies and someone applying to Stephenson Harwood was up against 1,300 applicants for 20 places’.  More recently (April 2021) a recruiter at an international law firm said that vac … More Vacation scheme and training contract applications – tailor your approach.

Boosting Your Employability

Firms want to recruit well-rounded individuals who have clearly developed relevant foundational skills. They will look at your participation in and experience of a range of activities across professional, academic and non-academic domains. If you only have academic experiences to demonstrate your competencies, this may not present you as a well-rounded individual and may suggest … More Boosting Your Employability