Becoming a lawyer

Insight features on becoming a lawyer, sponsored by leading law firms


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New York skyline            Freshfields trainees           Working at an American law firm

White & Case's international seats

Dig out your passport and grab that suitcase because
White & Case trainees are guaranteed a seat abroad.


Becoming a corporate lawyer

We asked some of Freshfields’ transactional law
experts to explain what they do.


Working at an American firm

Are US firms in London really so different? We take a
closer look at US firm Covington & Burling.

Interview competencies   Royal Courts of Justice   Construction law

Law firm competency interviews

Are you competent at competencies? Dentons on
this popular assessment method.


Becoming a lawyer in litigation

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


Construction law

Barristers at Keating Chambers on building a career
in construction law and how to get into the field.

Planning & environmental law   Clydes - professional disputes   Becoming a finance lawyer

Planning and environmental law

Three barristers from Landmark Chambers on what's
going on in environmental law.


Professional and financial disputes

Clyde & Co's professional disputes lawyers share their
experiences of this distinctive area of litigation.


Becoming a finance lawyer

Lawyers from global firm Mayer Brown tell us what
working in finance law involves day to day.


Working outside London   Becoming an energy lawyer   Becoming a banking lawyer

Becoming a lawyer outside London

We interviewed trainees at Irwin Mitchell to delve into
the lives of lawyers outside London.


Becoming an energy lawyer

Interviewees at Vinson & Elkins tell us what lawyers
working in this fast-changing area do.


Becoming a banking lawyer

What is banking law? And what do banking lawyers do
all day? Interviewees at Baker McKenzie explain.

STEM image   Travers diversity   The law firm of the future

STEM students: how to become a lawyer

With global firm Clifford Chance we discover how a
STEM background can lead to a legal career.


Diversity and inclusion at City firms

Travers Smith shows us how a City firm can break
the mould and become a model for diversity.


The law firm of the future

Artificial intelligence will transform the law. Womble
Bond Dickinson is on the case.

Becoming a project finance lawyer   How to succeed on a vac scheme - AG   Rolls Building

Becoming a project finance lawyer

Project finance whizzes at White & Case on project
finance at this global firm, especially in Africa.


How to succeed on a vac scheme

Addleshaw Goddard provides 15 easy steps to vac
scheme success.

What is Chancery law?

Many struggle to define Chancery law, but one set
certainly doesn't: XXIV Old Buildings.

NRF - globe in hand


Globalisation and the law

Learn how to cut it as a lawyer in the globalised
economy with Norton Rose Fulbright.