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With winter’s grip still upon us have you considered the shelter [and opportunities] offered by a career in-house? Lawyer2B here offers a brief guide to in-house careers and an interview with Shonagh MacVicar, head of legal at Glasgow 2014.
We also have a survival guide for application forms, a practice area focus on technology, media and telecommunications, a blog post from Eversheds trainee Oliver Morris on his secondment in Paris, and a question from a bar-hopeful on applying for pupillage second time round.
In News, the latest retention rates for spring 2013 have come through from Slaughter and May, Freshfields and Allen & Overy, and the latest news on Inner Temple’s missing cat Hunter - a pawful story.
And be sure to get busy with your entries to our competitions to win free places on BPP Law School’s LLB, GDL and LPC courses. The clock is ticking. Further details on the LLB competition here and the GDL and LPC competitions here.
P.S Lawyer 2B’s Law for non law careers evening is being held on 20 February in association with the College of Law - it is an event designed specifically to guide and engage with students who have not studied a law degree but wish to pursue a career in law. For further details go here.
The bulk of aspiring lawyers may still be taking the traditional training contract route, but working in-house is becoming an increasingly attractive option.
If you want to know more about life in-house take a look at this interview with Shonagh MacVicar, head of legal at Glasgow 2014, who is adamant the Commonwealth Games will emulate the glories of London 2012.
Survival Guide - Application forms made simple
With prospects in the graduate job market looking increasingly gloomy, it has never been more vital to make your application form stand out. Here are some top tips on how to make your application work for you.
Blog - From Paris with love
Oliver Morris, an Eversheds trainee, dragged himself away from Cardiff and went on secondment to the firm’s Paris office.
Practice Area focus - Technology, media and telecommunications
Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) isn’t a practice area in the same way as employment law or litigation. Instead it is a sector-focused discipline being defined more by the industries involved than the particular type of law practiced.
This will be my second year of pupillage applications - is there anything I can do to improve my chances? http://l2b.thelawyer.com/pupillage-rejections-second-time-lucky/1016613.article
|@legalaware received another email from a law student (who received a First), who is finding vac scheme applications demoralising and time-consuming|
Trainees from @OsborneClarke and @BurgesSalmon put a brave face on a very snowy @Lawyer2Bmag photoshoot pic.twitter.com/wipRCNat