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The Chambers Student Guide – the student’s companion to the legal profession – gives the truth about law firms and the Bar.


Based on thousands of interviews with trainees, pupils and market sources, this website offers the full package of careers advice to anyone considering a career in the law.


For 17 years Chambers & Partners has been publishing the Student Guide, now considered the must-have reference tool for students.



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Dechert partner Miriam Gonzalez on careers, diversity and European identity.


True Confessions of a Training Contract Applicant – part three of the popular blog.


Gide Loyrette Nouel – our brand-new True Picture on this French firm new to the Student Guide.



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