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

Employers requirements and how to meet them!

It’s recruitment season once again, many of you will be planning to apply for employers’ work experience and graduate opportunities so it’s a good time to reflect on employers’ requirements and how to meet them.  A good degree from a good university Warwick has a strong reputation both in the UK and nationally and you … More Employers requirements and how to meet them!

A CAREER AT THE BAR? PUPILLAGE AND APPLICATIONS

As you progress through your degree, you will have a fairly good idea of whether a career as a practising lawyer appeals to you. The choice then becomes which branch of the profession.  It is essential that during your degree you experience both sides, if only to eliminate one and to underline your preference for … More A CAREER AT THE BAR? PUPILLAGE AND APPLICATIONS