Legal interviews – prepare to succeed!

You’ve secured an interview with one of your target firms/chambers.  Savour the moment! The recruitment process for law firms and barristers’ chambers is challenging and this is a great result. You’ve completed significant preparation to get to this stage.  Build on this to successfully navigate the sort of questions you will be asked at interview. … More Legal interviews – prepare to succeed!

Vacation scheme and training contract applications

Securing a training contract (or vacation scheme) is highly competitive and you’re likely to be competing against hundreds, possibly thousands of other applicants. In April 2021, a recruiter at an international law firm said that they received 1600 applications for their vacation scheme with only 20 places available. Getting through to the next stage of the selection … More Vacation scheme and training contract applications

Legal Cover Letters

A covering letter is a business letter which you use as part of the application process to emphasise your motivation and suitability for specific opportunities.  Your cover letter should accompany your CV (unless otherwise stated) and be tailored to the employer and job role based on your research.  It provides relevant information which goes beyond … More Legal Cover Letters

Commercial Law Academy – Commercial Law Applications

This article has been written by lawyer, entrepreneur and best-selling commercial awareness author Jake Schogger. Jake trained at Freshfields, before leaving the City to focus on advising start-ups and scale-ups as a freelance lawyer, as well as training, coaching and mentoring thousands of aspiring lawyers. He’s the author behind the best-selling Commercial Law Handbook and … More Commercial Law Academy – Commercial Law Applications

Warwick Law in the Community volunteering opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate Law School students

by Rosie Narayan, Warwick LinC Coordinator What is LinC? Warwick Law in the Community (LinC) works with various organisations across the West Midlands region (and beyond) to provide interesting opportunities for our students to gain meaningful and practical experience in law. Our aim is to ensure that students are able to actively contribute to advancing … More Warwick Law in the Community volunteering opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate Law School students