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The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Tackling the Court Going to Court is probably the reason 90% of people actually want to become lawyers in the first place. Harvey Specter makes walking into Court and “sticking it to the...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Making it rain (part 2) As promised, here are some more tips on becoming a Harvey Specter level closer and making it rain:- 4. Try and get hold of the attendee list beforehand. Most organisers...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Making it rain No matter whether you work in a large firm or a high street firm there will come a day when you are expected to go and make it rain/network. Networking is yet another skill which they...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Making it through Lunchtime came and went, I had to start doing some actual work. I then remembered that my new job was in the Property Litigation department and I completely hated Land Law at...

The price of justice
The price of justice

A common public perception is that lawyers charge too much. Certainly in litigation, the courts are always quick to reduce lawyer's fees saying... well, they often don't give a reason, they...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

My first day The alarm went off which was a massive novelty/major inconvenience having been a night owl and usually slept in until 11am in uni – no one warns you how hard 9-5 is when you...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Then what…Having been offered the job I went back to revising for my finals and put the whole growing up and getting a job drama to the back of my mind. My final exam, the Law of Trusts,...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

The interview I rocked up to interview in my very best bodycon skirt and blazer. I waited nervously in reception and flicked through the various publications about Pardoes in the hope something...

 The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

The prep So there I was, extremely excited about my interview, had called my mum – it was extremely important information! Then it hit me, I hadn’t had an interview in 3 years. My last...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

How I got here How did I manage to get a Training Contract in an ever competitive market? The answer, by accident. My career path through college and university had been Barrister, Barrister,...