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Reflecting on Burges Salmon community engagement activities

In this post, I reflect on my initial thoughts approaching community engagement activities and the outcomes of my time involved in community projects.
21 December 2018


My experience as a trainee secondee

My reflections on my four-month secondment with an in-house legal team at a substantial professional services firm in London.
13 December 2018


Balancing life outside of work

When you approach the start of your training contract you will have many questions. One which you might be hesitant to bring up – does my life outside of work have to stop when I begin a law career?
03 December 2018


A seat in private client

My seat in private client has enabled me to observe how client relationships are managed, and has improved my confidence taking on responsibility and handling matters independently.
23 November 2018


The trainee diet

A training contract can provide a smorgasbord of opportunities. It’s important to combine a busy life with a balanced diet.
22 October 2018


Law as a second career

A change of profession can seem like a daunting prospect. You are leaving a role in which you were established to embark on something that is completely new.

By Zoe Gillingham
05 April 2018


Extra-curricular activities in a law firm

Do not forget to add these skills to your training contract and vacation scheme application forms. You never know when they might be useful.

By Robert Jeffrey
05 March 2018


Why do I want to be a lawyer?

It is a question asked in every interview and it can be hard to put the answer into words. Here are some ways to help you to answer that question.

By Guinevere Wentworth
15 February 2018


Key things to remember on a vacation scheme

It’s natural to feel nervous about a vacation scheme. Here are some key things to remember to get the most out of your experience.

By Siân James
08 December 2017


What I learnt from playing in the corporate netball team

During my training contract, I’ve particularly enjoyed getting involved in the Burges Salmon netball team. Here's what I have learned.

By Charlotte Robinson
16 November 2017


Why I qualified as a corporate lawyer

As a trainee in the corporate department my work ranged from researching complex points of law, to private equity transactions and public company takeovers.

By Michal Szperzynski
06 November 2017


My training contract experience at the Employment Tribunal

All firms promise trainees 'real responsibility' and 'client-facing work' during their training contract. I can vouch for the fact that Burges Salmon does just that.

By Tom Gillett
20 October 2017