Career Insight

  • Chris Benn had a training contract offer from a large law firm but decided to train in-house instead. He explains why.
  • The kinds of jobs a trainee can expect to be given are well-documented, but what is the life of a paralegal like?
  • The recent JLD work experience survey revealed that only 4 per cent of students want to go into legal aid work. Should more consider it?
  • Anyone can fit the mould. Anyone can be memorable. But can anyone fit the mould & be memorable at the same time?
  • The traditional stereotype that most lawyers are white middle-class men is rapidly losing its value as firms embrace diversity schemes and reach out to students from a variety of social and ethnic backgrounds
  • Paralegals are the engine room of many firms. The exact type of work they handle depends on the employer and department.
  • Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh advises on a skill that every good barrister must have.
  • Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh advises on how to come across as credible, confident and competent.
  • Don’t let your Facebook profile or Twitter feed ruin your chances, says professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh.
  • Luan de Burgh gives his list of what to do and what not to do the next time you need to attend one of these potentially torturous affairs.
  • Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh offers some advice on using your voice to engage, persuade and inspire.
  • Professional public speaker and presentation coach Luan de Burgh gives some top tips on how to instil dynamism into your presentations.
  • A career in the legal profession is not the exclusive preserve of those wishing to climb the greasy pole to partnership at one of the top City firms. Indeed, law graduates are highly regarded by employers because it is generally considered a tough discipline to master. So you should find that it ...