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TARGETjobs Law: solicitors

  • Applications: Your application timeline: key dates for getting hired as a trainee solicitor

    Commercial law firms tend to recruit trainee solicitors up to two years in advance, so you'll need to plan ahead to get a training contract and launch your graduate career in law.


  • Applications: How to write winning covering letters for law firms

    When applying for a training contract or vacation scheme, your covering letter may be the first part of your application a law firm considers. Read this advice from recruiters at Slaughter and May, Cleary Gottlieb and Ince & Co then follow our law cover letter template.


  • Vac scheme choices: Eight ways to impress law firms on open days

    Let’s be clear: open days are not the poor relation to vacation schemes. Consider them a valuable way to research the legal profession and prove your commitment to a graduate career in law – as Emily Dale, Slaughter and May’s trainee recruitment adviser, explained to TARGETjobs Law.


TARGETjobs Law: barristers

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