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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


Health and wellbeing during your training contract

Achieving success during your training contract is about more than producing great legal work; it's also about looking after your health and wellbeing.

By Jennifer Davis
10 October 2017


What makes a good training contract application?

Training contract applications can seem like hard work, but they don't have to be. Here's what I learned...

By Sam Charkham
06 October 2017


Law fairs: advice from the other side of the table

Since I started my training contract, I have represented Burges Salmon at law fairs and spotlight events. Here are my top tips from the other side of the table.

By Claire Hamer
29 September 2017


What I learned in my first year as a trainee solicitor

A training contract is incredibly challenging and will have you spending more time outside your comfort zone than in. Here is what I have learned so far.

By Mel Mahon
22 September 2017


The first month of your training contract: 5 dos and don'ts

Here are 5 things you can do (and avoid doing) in the first month of your training contract to set yourself up for a successful two years.

22 August 2017


A day in the life of a Dispute Resolution trainee

Follow me through my day in one of the most dynamic departments in the firm. 

By Daniel Whittle

14 July 2017


Skills development and training opportunities

There is a wealth of training available for trainee solicitors. So, what different opportunities are there at Burges Salmon to develop our skills?

By Sakshi Buttoo
16 June 2017


A training contract seat in banking

Your first training contract seat can be a daunting experience. I was fortunate enough to have a great experience in the banking team.

By Benjamin Boss
18 May 2017


Honing your business development skills

The training contract is a great time to develop the business as well as your legal skills.

By Ian Bond
08 May 2017