With the pupillage gateway set to launch soon Henderson Chambers’ Rachel Tandy looks at how those rejected last year should look to improve their chances this time around.
A good way to start will be to make sure you know what big cases are happening in 2013, so take a look at The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2013.
We also have a survival guide for assessment days, a focus on insolvency, a blog post from Baker & McKenzie trainee Andrew Stuart on his secondment in Palo Alto, and a question from a reader stressed out by their upcoming LNAT.
P.S Lawyer 2B’s second webcast, powered by the College of Law, will be taking place on 16 January. Editor Christian Metcalfe will be chairing the panel on demystifying commercial awareness and you can send your questions in to be answered. All you need to do is register beforehand.
If you applied for pupillages last year but were unsuccessful, you would be forgiven for feeling dejected. But with the pupillage portal opening soon, now is the time to make the changes you need to improve your prospects. Henderson Chambers’ Rachel Tandy looks at how to get back on the horse.
Silicon plated opportunity - From San Francisco down to San Jose, the west coast of the Bay Area is packed with everything from small but highly innovative start ups to the tech giants that have changed the world in the last decade - Andrew Stuart, a fourth seat trainee at Baker & McKenzie, went there on secondment.
Insolvency work is hugely varied and includes placing companies and individuals into insolvency; buying and selling assets of insolvents; and advising on the security and reorganisation of businesses in financial difficulties.