training contract

Perfectly positioning yourself to obtain the elusive training contract

It’s no secret that the majority of law graduates, especially those who have completed the LPC are all after the same thing…………. the elusive training contract. And yes it can be quite hard to secure. Continue reading…

First-hand account of obtaining the elusive training contract

The vast majority of law graduates who wish to qualify as a solicitor end their third year of university with one thing on their mind… the elusive training contract!

Having graduated Cardiff University with a 2.1 LLB myself nine years ago, I was no different. That soon changed however when I attempted my first training contract application form. Whilst pondering some of the more absurd questions (I vividly remember trying to decide what biscuit I would most like to be as a real low point!), I quickly realised I had neither the desire nor drive to even complete the application forms, let alone pursue a career in law. Continue reading…

interview

Paralegal interviews… It’s all in the preparation!

It may seem glaringly obvious but the key to any interview really is all in the preparation. Being well prepared shows that you are truly keen on the role and have invested time in your application. I’m sure that for the majority of you I am stating the obvious but having worked in the Paralegal / CILEx market for over eight years I take nothing for granted! Continue reading…