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COMMON QUESTIONS
& INSECURITIES

Anyone who wants to become a solicitor in the UK needs to get a training contract with a law firm. These training contracts last for two years and form the professional part of a student lawyer’s training…

28 November 2015.

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COMMERCIAL AWARENESS

Commercial awareness is a term you will come across with increasing frequency, is something that you will be expected to be very good at, and yet until you meet people in this world, it is difficult to get a clear explanation of just what it is…

2 December 2015.

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CRITICAL THINKING TEST

The most popular critical thinking test is the Watson Glaser test, created by Pearson. The tests consists of several different sections with separate and distinct requirements, that require you to analyse a text and evaluate conclusions…

2 December 2015.

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E-TRAY EXERCISES

An “E-tray” or “work simulation” exercise is designed, as the latter title suggests, to test how you would respond in a simulated real work situation. It takes place on a computer and the format…

2 December 2015.

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HOW TO DO A COMMERCIAL NEGOTIATION IN AN ASSESSMENT CENTRE

What do you think your goal is? Most people when they approach an exercise in commercial negotiation, miss the point of the exercise…

8 April 2016.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH A MAGIC CIRCLE FIRM ASSOCIATE

Finance solicitor, Banking department, Linklaters LLP

17 November 2015.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH A REGIONAL FIRM ASSOCIATE

Litigator, Commercial Litigation department, regional firm

21 November 2015.

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AN INTERVIEW WITH AN ASSOCIATE AT A REGIONAL OFFICE OF AN INTERNATIONAL FIRM

Finance solicitor, Banking department, regional branch of an international firm

22 November 2015.

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A DAY AS A TRAINEE

So what is it actually like to work in one of these firms as a trainee? Firstly, I hope it goes without saying that the experience differs widely from firm to firm and…

12 December 2015.

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LINKS LIST

We have gathered together some interesting and useful links that we hope you like….

6 December 2015.

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