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Clydes - professional disputes


Professional and financial disputes at Clyde & Co

They're the lawyers who other lawyers (and accountants, auditors and others) turn to when their reputation is at stake. In this feature Clyde & Co's professional disputes lawyers share their experiences of what makes this area of litigation distinctive.

Freshfields trainees


Becoming a corporate lawyer: the view from Freshfields

If you don’t know your M from your A and scratch your head every time someone says ‘corporate law’, don’t sweat it. We’ve asked some of Freshfields’ transactional experts to explain what they do.

Innovation & technology


Technology, innovation and law firms

Lots of law firms talk about being 'innovative', but what does this actually mean? We invited Taylor Vinters to show us examples of law firm innovation, both in its business setup and in its tech.

Planning & environmental law


Planning and environmental law: the view from Landmark Chambers

Three barristers from Landmark Chambers explain what planning and environmental law is and give an insight into what's going on in these areas of law.

Royal Courts of Justice


Becoming a lawyer in litigation 

We interviewed some Jones Day litigators to learn how they're building their careers and how they spend their days.


Construction law


Construction law: the view from Keating Chambers (sponsored)

Barristers at Keating Chambers share their views on how to build you career in construction law and give advice on how to get into the field.


How to succeed on the LPC


How to succeed on the LPC

Doing the LPC or thinking of starting it next year? An LPC student shares their anonymous tips and advice on how to survive and thrive on the course.




The Solicitors Qualifying Examination

From 2020 there's going to be an entirely new way of qualifying as a solicitor replacing the GDL, LPC and training contract. If you're thinking 'SQE OMG!' – don't fear: here's a quick guide.


International arbitration


Arbitration: a beginner's guide

International arbitration is the less-understood sibling of litigation, but it's a very big deal indeed...


NRF - globe in hand


Globalisation and the law

Through the lens of multinational firm Norton Rose Fulbright we learn how to cut it as a lawyer in the globalised economy.


Vacation schemes - map


Eight ways to make the most of a vac scheme

An aspiring trainee who joined the vac scheme merry-go-round in 2016 shares tips and advice on how to make the most of law firm vac schemes in 2017.


Becoming a legal aid lawyer


Becoming a legal aid lawyer

When vulnerable people are threatened by homelessness, domestic violence, rejection of asylum claims or a criminal conviction, who is there to help them?


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