by Simran Bains I am a second seat Trainee at The Wilkes Partnership LLP and I will be sharing some of my key pointers for making the most of your training contract based on my experience so far. I hope that this will be beneficial for any future (or even current) trainee solicitors readingthis blog! … More Make the Most of your Training Contract – Top Tips from a Wilkes Partnership trainee
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.
Demi Joannides is about to enter the third year of her law degree at Warwick and has successfully converted a vacation scheme into an offer of a training contract at top City Firm Herbert Smith Freehills. She’s also secured a place on their international vacation scheme in Singapore taking place in December. I asked her for … More How to win your training contract