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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.
Plenty of news this week on newly qualified (NQ) retention rates, along with a tricky proposal for new trainees at Wragge & Co.
We also have articles on the difficult question of whether to disclose a disability to a potential employer and what Barclays’ lawyers’ main task will be in any possible future litigation.
Followed by: a survival guide for networking events; a focus on corporate law from Linklaters; a blog post from an attendee on Shearman & Sterling’s summer scheme; a profile of Hogan Lovells graduate recruitment partner Ben Higson, and an Ask Lawyer2B from a mature student without conventional qualifications.
For those of you interested in public international law, The Lawyer recently teamed up with the Open University to deliver a round table event on corporations, individuals and the state - if you are interested, watch it here.
That precious little bit of face-to-face time with a law firm is crucial to getting yourself noticed, and a successful networking event could do more that put a face to your name, but also a personality.
I’m a mature student at a former polytechnic university. I don’t have conventional qualifications such as GCSEs and A-levels, but I do have other qualifications to offer. Will this go against me when applying for training contracts? (7 responses)