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"You'll never walk alone"
Two Slaughter and May partners on guiding Liverpool FC through its 2010 buyout
10 steps to getting into a top law firm
What can you do to build a successful application while you're at university?
A beautiful friendship
Lucy Mair finds out about Clifford Chance's work in Africa, and how you could win a trip to the location of the firm's first African office – Casablanca
A guide to City law firms
If you want to work in the City, here are the key details about the firms that you need to know about
A unique training contract
The path from law student to qualified lawyer isn't the same everywhere. A partner and trainee from Jones Day tell The Gateway about what their firm has on offer for new recruits
Banking and finance law
Find out about this important part of a commercial law firm, with the the help of a Dentons banking partner
Being a City lawyer: the pros and cons
The good – and not so good – aspects of the job
Building your career in law: Trainee
Chicago to Hong Kong: Baker & McKenzie's international vacation scheme
Meet two students who experienced the firm's international vacation scheme
Clifford Chance's Shanghai story
Lucy Mair finds out why international law firm Clifford Chance expanded into China and about the work trainees could do in the Shanghai office
Commercial law: the client perspective
We found out what businesses look for from their lawyers
Double life: fighting talk
The Gateway speaks to City shipping disputes lawyer Thor Maalouf, who also battles it out as a corporal in the Territorial Army
Driving a big deal: lawyers and the acquisition of RAC
Hannah Langworth finds out how international law firm Clifford Chance helped a private equity client make a large, landmark purchase
Female council workers win
Cooks, cleaners and carers can claim for missed bonuses, reports Kieran Corcoran
Food for thought: a seat in Sao Paulo
Mayer Brown trainee Gina Iungano loved her seat in the firm's Sao Paulo office so much that when we spoke to her she was just about to head off for a second stint
For the public good
Allen & Overy's Head of Social Investment Susan Hazledine introduces the firm's pro bono and broader CSR work
From Japan to Iceland: my international career at Slaughter and May
A Slaughter and May partner on the firm's distinctive international strategy and how his career here has taken him across the globe
From law student to City lawyer
The Gateway's guide to what you'll learn along the way
Human rights - and wrongs
Co-operation between the UK and Europe on human rights matters could be getting uncomfortable. Hannah Langworth explains
In-house lawyers: work inside a client organisation
A legal career doesn't have to mean employment at a law firm
International pride: global law firms' overseas networks
The reach of City law firms extends far beyond their London offices. Hannah Langworth takes a world tour to find out mor
Is a career as a commercial lawyer for you?
The Gateway looks at the deal on offer
Is an English law school the best place to become a lawyer?
With the training of English lawyers under review, Hannah Langworth asks if the American way is better
Lawyers love books, films and TV shows about what they do. Here are The Gateway's top five of each
Lawyers and London 2012
Freshfields is the official legal services provider for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Gateway hears why lawyers are essential to their success
Finbarr Bermingham explores this fast-paced area of the law, with the help of employees at three different stages of their careers at Mayer Brown
Meet a partner and a trainee in construction and engineering
Mayer Brown's Chris Fellowes tells Hannah Langworth about their work at this global firm
My experience of the GDL at Kaplan
Insights from The Gateway
My secondment to Munich
Freshfields trainee Cian Mansfield explains to Hannah Langworth how an international client secondment helped him develop as a lawyer
Rail deal goes off track
Hannah Langworth discusses the legal dimensions of the collapse of the West Coast mainline franchise process
Should prisoners be allowed to vote?
Hannah Langworth looks at how, and why, the law might be changing in the UK
Should we break up the banks?
Why has dividing banks' retail and investment branches come back into fashion?
Smaller law practice areas
Find out about real estate law, employment law, EU law, and tax law at commercial law firms
Speeding ahead with your law society
Law societies are a great way to further your legal career and have fun too. Finbarr Bermingham finds out more
Stansted sold after legal battle
The competition law dispute over the ownership of the UK's airports has come to a close, reports Hannah Langworth
The Bribery Act 2010
Hannah Langworth investigates the UK's incoming anti-corruption regime
The diary of... a trainee at Slaughter and May
Paras Maalde is in his second six-month seat, working in Corporate. After a busy day, he lets The Gateway peek into his diary...
The laws of trading
Hannah Langworth explains why not everyone's happy about the latest rules
Toy story: how Mayer Brown lawyers from across the firm worked together on the acquisition of Hamleys
Mayer Brown lawyers from a range of teams helped their client purchase this much-loved retailer
View from the inside: trainee at a commercial law firm
What's it really like to be a trainee at a City law firm? Our source (who asked to remain anonymous) tells Finbarr Bermingham her story
Vulture funds: are they legal?
Eyes are on investors using the courts to claim large sums of money from developing economies. Hannah Langworth reports
What does a commercial law firm do?
Lucy Mair gets a guide to the work Mayer Brown does from three trainees at the firm
What is a law firm training contract?
Everything you need to know about your first two years in London qualifying as a lawyer at a City law firm
What it takes to get a training contract and succeed at a City law firm
Hogan Lovells graduate recruitment partner Lawson Caisley on how to get a training contract, complete it successfully, and continue to progress
What it's like working at a commercial law firm
What commercial lawyers do and what it's like to be one of them
Winning a training contract: applications and interviews
Discover how you can stand out from the competition
Working as a lawyer at a global law firm
London senior partner Sean Connolly introduces the firm and explains why you might want to join it
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