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Becoming a banking lawyer

 

Becoming a banking lawyer
(sponsored)

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

24 July 2018

Leslie Thomas - quote

 

The Big Interview: Leslie Thomas QC

Leslie Thomas QC is representing the families of Grenfell victims and working to protect land rights in Barbuda where "the fate of a whole island is at stake.”

17 July 2018

Mooting

 

What is mooting?

A guide to mooting at university, law school and beyond.

3 July 2018

Legal apprenticeships

 

Legal apprenticeships

If you fancy learning on the job and getting paid to do it, a law apprenticeship might be your ideal route into law – and you won't even need to impress Lord Sugar.

30 May 2018

Baroness Hale interview

 

The Big Interview: Baroness Hale

All Hale the Queen of Law! Chambers Student sits down with the first female president of the Supreme Court, Baroness Hale of Richmond.

10 April 2018

Crown Prosecution Service

 

Crown Prosecution Service

The Crown Prosecution Service is the government department responsible for bringing prosecutions against people who have been charged with a criminal offence.

6 March 2018

Legal problem questions

 

Legal problem questions

If you've got any pupillage interviews coming up this spring you are likely to face a topical legal-ethical problem question. Here's our advice on how to deal with them.

6 March 2018

glass ceiling

 

Gender pay gap 2018

We looked at the gender pay gap from a new angle and found the market-wide gap to be much larger than expected.

20 February 2018

Classroom 2

 

School background of trainee solicitors

How does school background affect your career in law?

20 February 2018

Russell-Cooke

 

Russell-Cooke - True Picture

A mix of commercial, charity and personal law work is on offer at South West London-based Russell-Cooke.

13 February 2018

Becoming an energy lawyer

 

Becoming an energy lawyer
(sponsored)

Energy and natural resources is a fast-changing sector. Interviewees at Vinson & Elkins tell us what lawyers working in this area do.

16 January 2018

Pupillage Question Time

 

Pupillage application tips

On 4 December 2017 we attended the University of Law's 'Pupillage Application Question Time' to get some tips on pupillage applications.

9 January 2018

Trainee retention 2017

 

Trainee retention 2017

How likely are you to be kept on as a qualified solicitor by a firm after completing a training contract there? Our retention survey attempts to answer that question.

9 January 2018

Working outside London

 

Becoming a lawyer outside London
(sponsored)

Once again, you cram yourself into the heaving rush-hour tube. Suddenly you realise that working in London just might not be that great...

3 January 2018

Docklands banks (1)

 

Becoming a finance lawyer
(sponsored)

Mayer Brown has a significant focus on finance in its London office. We asked lawyers at this global firm to tell us what working in finance law involves day to day.

19 December 2017

Clydes - professional disputes

 

Professional and financial disputes
(sponsored)

They're the lawyers who other professionals turn to when their reputation is at stake. In this feature Clyde & Co's professional disputes lawyers share their experiences.

12 December 2017

Freshfields trainees

 

Becoming a corporate lawyer: the view from Freshfields
(sponsored)

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 Freshfields lawyers to explain.

5 December 2017

Innovation & technology

 

Technology, innovation and law firms
(sponsored)

Lots of law firms talk about being 'innovative', but what does this actually mean? Taylor Vinters provides some examples.

28 November 2017

Planning & environmental law

 

Planning and environmental law: the view from Landmark Chambers
(sponsored)

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

21 November 2018

Royal Courts of Justice

 

Becoming a lawyer in litigation 
(sponsored)

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

14 November 2018

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.

7 November 2018