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
Many firms have now determined the outcome of applications for summer vacation schemes and some of you will be celebrating one or more offers. Congratulations! Others (many!) will be licking wounds and wondering what to do next. This isn’t a disaster but now is a good time to think about the summer.