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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?


Interview competencies


How to ace law firm competency interviews (sponsored)

Are you competent at competencies? We spoke to Dentons' grad recruitment whiz Alex Mundy to get to grips with this popular method of assessing training contract hopefuls.


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