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The 2018 Practice Area Guides
Lawyers tell us how they spend their days and bring us intel from 2017's turbulent front line.
City corporate and private client firm Macfarlanes is accepting vac scheme applications for 2018. Apply as early as you can. Deadline: 31 January.
Insurance has always been a big deal at Clydes, but its broader commercial profile is also on the rise. Apply for a 2018 vac scheme by 7 January 2018.
Global opportunities knock at Ashurst trainees' doors. If you want to become one, apply for the winter vac scheme by 5 November 2017.
Energy is this Texan titan's forte, so expect to use up lots of it in V&E's London base. Apply for the summer vac scheme by 31 January 2018.
TLT is looking to bolster its brand and ensure its sector focuses are crystal clear. Apply for the summer vac scheme place by 31 January.
DLA Piper's lawyers work for big national and international clients in London and outside. Apply for the 2018 vac scheme by 31 December 2017.
At Freshfields you can fill two years as a trainee with eight different seats. Apply for a place on the summer vac scheme by 4 January 2018.
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Fresh new reviews of the 120 keenest trainee recruiters in the country. We interviewed the trainees and asked all the difficult questions, so you don't have to.
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