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5 great reasons to spend six months of your training contract abroad
Ever thought about completing part of your training contract overseas? A top US law firm explains why it could prove to be a great move for your career
A day at Slaughter and May
Andrew Chaplin, a second-year trainee solicitor talks us through a typical day at Slaughter and May.
Be a name not a number at the firm
Stephenson Harwood's Lucy Swayne tells Hannah Langworth about the benefits of joining a City firm with a smaller graduate intake
City law firm tackles graduate stress
A look at a top firm's new wellbeing programme
Former City lawyer questions firms' recruitment systems
Keely Lockhart argues the legal profession is hurting itself by forcing students to make big career decisions early
French exchange: a seat in Paris
We spoke to Hogan Lovells trainee Sarah Parkin during the first few weeks of her seat in the French capital
From trainee to partner
CMS Cameron McKenna's Emma Frost, who became a partner after just seven years, tells Hannah Langworth how you could progress at a major law firm
Good times: a seat in Sydney
Slaughter and May's Matthew Carman spent a sunny six months at a leading Sydney firm, qualifying on his return to London
How I became a partner at a top City law firm
CMS's Aaron Fairhurst on his career history and what he thinks are the secrets of his success
How a rotational training contract works
The mechanics of a training contract at Allen & Overy
How to get a training contract at Mayer Brown
Two trainees on what it takes to win a place at the firm
How to get into law if you can't get a training contract
A run-down of some routes into a legal career that you may not have considered
Law firm spy: finance associate at a City law firm
An anonymous lawyer's insider account of what their working life is like
Law firm spy: the qualification process
An anonymous lawyer's insider account of how they found the qualification process
Law school: studying for the GDL at Kaplan
Student Tom West on studying for his Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at Kaplan Law School
Will Samengo-Tuner, a second year trainee at Allen & Overy, talks to Will Hodges about life in a city law firm
My client secondment in Vienna
CMS Cameron McKenna trainee Janine Kessel spent six months on client secondment at Erste Bank in Vienna
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
My training contract at global law firm Allen & Overy
An Allen & Overy NQ on being a graduate at a top City and global law firm
Spread your legal wings
Finbarr Bermingham speaks to an associate at Simmons & Simmons who spent a seat of his training contract in Hong Kong
Step up to New York with Mayer Brown
Kieran Corcoran catches up with a trainee fresh from an international secondment to NYC
The LPC system is a "waste of resources"
Keely Lockhart asks if too many students are going to law school
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 diary of... a trainee in capital markets at Hogan Lovells
Chris Hampton is a first seat trainee at Hogan Lovells. After a busy couple of days, he let The Gateway peek into his diary...
The diary of... a trainee in project finance at Hogan Lovells
Emily McClure is in her second six month "seat", working in the Infrastructure & Project Finance department. After a busy couple of days, she let The Gateway peek into her diary...
The diary of...a trainee at DLA Piper
Matt Leon, a trainee at DLA Piper, gives us a taste of working life at the firm
Training in Toronto
Craig O'Callaghan speaks to a trainee lawyer at Slaughter and May about her secondment in Canada's business capital
VIDEO My training contract with a difference at Jones Day
A Jones Day NQ on being a graduate at a global firm with a unique training contract
VIDEO: My training contract with Herbert Smith Freehills
James Robson explains how his training contract helped him secure his dream role in the litigation department
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
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