Think you know? You should do! That old chestnut – Commercial Awareness. I’ve heard and seen it described in all manner of ways but for me, the most straightforward way of understanding commercial awareness in this context can be summed up as “knowing what your client wants to achieve and how to use the law to … More What are commercial firms currently looking for in future trainees?
This is a common question and an important one for all of us, particularly for anyone interested in entering the job market. It doesn’t matter what you think you want to do, every recruitment process is going to demand that you know what’s going on in the world. So how do you keep up?
I think this might be a subject to which I have to return on a regular basis. Inevitably the changing qualification process for solicitors is going to create anxiety for those planning to embark on legal professional careers.
In the week when the BBC has published details of the salaries paid to its top presenters this is very topical. Is the gender discrepancy really down to women being less able to negotiate than men? Quite possibly. So here are my top tips for women (and men) on how to secure the best possible … More Can you negotiate a job offer?
Here at Warwick many of us are very interested in Human Rights. We have just been privileged to host Judge Joseph A. Migliozzi of Norfolk Circuit Court, Virginia, who spoke twice on ‘Working in the US’ and ‘Critical Reflections on the Death Penalty’.’ Jennifer Akinola shares her thoughts on the two talks.