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Don't believe the rumours – life in the disputes team

Following my four-month stint in the disputes seat, it's time to dispel some of the infamous trainee myths. 

By Emily Geens

02 December 2016


The power of sport at work

Being involved in sport, apart from being great fun, can actually help you during your training contract. Here's why...

By Oliver Bourchier
18 November 2016


Assessment centres: advice for nervous applicants

Assessment centres are an important part of applying for a training contract or vacation scheme. Here's my top tips for nervous applicants.

By Briony Barber
11 November 2016


I'm a Partner...Get me out of here!

I was part of a team of trainees who organised this year’s fundraising event: 'I'm a Partner... Get me out of here!' to raise money for Julian House.

By Ffion Archer
04 November 2016


Why I qualified as a pensions lawyer

I never thought about pensions as a potential seat choice, let alone a qualification option. However, I have recently qualified as a pensions lawyer. Here's why...

By Samantha Howell
28 October 2016


My secondment at the Law Society's Brussels Office

Since completing an amazing four month secondment at the Law Society's Brussels Office, here's my advice on how to make the most of a secondment opportunity.

By Peter Finney
21 October 2016


Advisory work: pensions and private client

If you want a career that will give you genuine intellectual stimulation every day then advisory work may be for you.

By Hugo Holmes
14 October 2016


Reflections on my two year training contract

Various skills were highlighted to me during the training contract recruitment process, however I've now learnt the importance of these skills in practice.

By Rebecca Hammond
30 September 2016


Unconventional routes into the legal profession

From theatre set designer to planning lawyer, Liz Dunn explains her unlikely journey to the top of corporate law.

Legal Cheek article
05 August 2016


Volunteering days at Burges Salmon

Being part of a firm that actively encourages employees to get involved in such a wide range of volunteering opportunities is something to be proud of.

By Hannah Craig
29 July 2016


The Burges Salmon running club: a different type of teamwork

It isn’t just a good way of keeping fit and blowing off some steam at lunchtimes; it's a great way to meet people throughout the firm.

By Tom Carpenter

18 July 2016


Seat rotations: cultural pick n mix

Contentious versus transactional? Commercial versus personal? You’re unlikely to know without dabbling in them all…

By Cate Brown
08 July 2016
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