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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
While there has been a small matter of a US election this week the legal world over here has been far far more interested in highlighting all things pro bono during the aptly named Pro Bono Week.
To balance up these two seismic events the weekly bulletin offers you a bit of both with advice on how to start, maintain and develop your own university law clinic and a look at the law firms that funded the race for the White House.
We also have a survival guide for vacation schemes, a focus on litigation and dispute resolution, blog posts on Downton Abbey, law fair preparation, and working in Abu Dhabi, a profile of Nationwide Building Society in-house trainee Christian Fleischmann, and an Ask Lawyer2B from a South African law graduate looking to move to the UK.
In news, Clifford Chance is offering 15 places on its 2013 vacation scheme as part of its Intelligent Aid competition, Pinsent Masons is offering law students who take part in fundraising business challenge Micro-Tyco the chance to discuss their future career with a partner at the firm. while the College of Law has announced the details of its scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year.
University law clinics not only meet a public need, they also help students to develop their vocational skills. And with pro bono week in full swing Lawyer2B finds out how to start, maintain and develop your own clinic.
The legal industry backed the winner in the US presidential election earlier this week, with lawyers and law firms donating twice as much to Democrat Barack Obama’s successful campaign than to Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s unsuccessful one.
Spoilt for choice this week as Brecher’s head of corporate Victoria Symons gives us the final instalment of her Downton Abbey commercial awareness opus, Exeter law student Charlotte Beer prepares for Law Fair season, and Shearman & Sterling trainee Sophie Rees is on secondment in Abu Dhabi.