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  • Trainee left unsupervised has training contract declared void

    • 31 Mar 2016
    • Richard Simmons

    A trainee who was left to her own devices after her supervisor went on maternity leave has had her training contract ruled invalid.

  • Linklaters keeps 83% of qualifiers as NQs

    • 16 Mar 2016

    Linklaters has retained 83 per cent of its March-qualifying trainees.

  • Watson Farley bumps up trainee numbers and mulls Dubai seat

    • 15 Mar 2016
    • Richard Simmons

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has increased its trainee intake size.

  • 10 ways to get the most out of your training contract

    • 7 Mar 2016
    • The Lawyer

    10 ways to get the most out of your training contract

  • Is a robot about to steal your training contract?

    • 17 Nov 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    Science fiction has a lot of fancy futuristic concepts but there’s one bit of tech that gets almost taken for granted these days among the transporters, hoverboards and holograms.

  • Law Society sets recommended minimum trainee wage a year after SRA scrapped it

    • 11 Nov 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    The Law Society has set a recommended minimum wage for trainee solicitors, just over a year after the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) abolished its minimum salary requirement.

  • Newcastle trainee brings LGBT lawyers group to North East

    • 26 Oct 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    LAGLA, the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association, has expanded to hold its first ever event in North East England.

  • March NQ jobs being advertised earlier than ever as firms scramble for best talent

    • 12 Oct 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    Newly-qualified (NQ) roles for March are being advertised six months ahead of time, as a result of increased competition in the UK legal market.

  • Searching for an NQ job: getting the best from recruitment agencies

    • 30 Sep 2015
    • Husnara Begum

    Some legal recruitment consultants won’t be thanking me for what I’m about to say but I’ve never been one to shy away from controversy.

  • Final seat trainees: here's how to find an NQ job at a new firm

    • 21 Sep 2015
    • Husnara Begum

    So if you’ve just entered your final seat and wondering what’s going to happen once you’ve finished your training then please take note.

  • Five steps for survival as a first-seat trainee

    • 29 Jun 2015
    • Michael Hornsey

    First-seat trainee? Still feeling shell-shocked? If you’re still getting to grips with your new work environment, these five steps will help you get your bearings.