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Meet the Recruiter
Member of the graduate recruitment team and baking enthusiast, Sarah Stockley knows what it is like to be a trainee at Vinson Elkins, and can tell you all. Learn more about her role and the sorts of things you can expect as a trainee at Vinson Elkins.
Meet the Lawyer
Clyde & Co LLP
Litigator Helen McCrossan found it hard to secure a vacation scheme without already-established contacts in the legal profession, but thought outside the box to secure other legal work experience.
Financing your studies: information on funding the LLB, GDL, LPC and BPTC
Money makes the world go round, they say, and it will certainly be a major consideration as you proceed through the halls of academia, be that at undergrad or postgrad level. Read on for a description of some of the loan and scholarship schemes that are available to you as a would-be lawyer.
This short video is a snapshot of the fantastic successes achieved by our alumni working all over the world in law, business, politics and more.
Cooley (UK) LLP
Cooley’s slick brochure is packed with detail on what it’s like to train at this innovative, international firm of the future.
The Training Contract Pupillage Handbook
The Training Contract Pupillage Handbook is now available, FREE, from university careers services and law faculties. Make sure you collect your copy of the preeminent print resource for future lawyers. The Handbook provides in-depth information and advice about how to launch your legal career, features details of over 1,000 potential employers and much more. Don’t miss out on accessing this crucial information!
Why profits per equity partner are not a reliable way to compare law firms
This time we are going to have a look at the other supposed great barometer of the worth and prospects of a firm, the profits per equity partner or ‘PEP’ as it is generally known in the business.
The politics of housing – a shift toward renting
If home ownership is not for everyone, how realistic a fix for the chronically undersupplied housing market is a new focus on delivering affordable rental homes can the private rented sector really help the housing crisis?
The intensity of the GDL: tips for coping
Two months have passed since I started the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at BPP University in Waterloo and I can safely say that I have had a proper taste of the course, all the while experimenting in ways to juggle my studies with my life.
University of London, SOAS | Associate
MH boasts the same quality of work and clients as much larger firms, while offering a work-life balance. Due to our size and open environment, associates have a real opportunity to help build the practice through networking, strategising and pitching.