A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: January – February 2022

Hello everyone and welcome to the third and final blog as a trainee in the litigation team (sad face!). If you haven’t read the first 2 instalments in my trainee diary series, you can find them here – August-October 2021 & November-December 2021. This link will give you an overview of some of the newContinue reading “A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: January – February 2022”

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: November-December 2021

Hello! I hope everyone is keeping well during this festive season. I’m back with a new blog in my Trainee Diary series. If you haven’t read the first post in this series, you can find it here. I have already talked about the trainee onboarding, typical trainee tasks in litigation and some of my tipsContinue reading “A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: November-December 2021”

A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: August-October 2021

Hello, lovely readers! Welcome to the very first instalment of my Trainee Diary series! As you may have seen already on my LinkedIn, I started my Training Contract with CMS in August 2021. It started with 3 weeks of training with the entire trainee intake. After this, I went off to my first seat inContinue reading “A day in the life of a trainee solicitor: August-October 2021”

Converting a Vacation Scheme into a Training Contract

Hello readers! I hope you are all keeping well in these hectic times. I was recently invited by The Legal Mile to host a webinar to share my top tips on converting a Vacation Scheme into a Training Contract. This also applies to those participating in work placement schemes or work experience trying to gainContinue reading “Converting a Vacation Scheme into a Training Contract”

Staying motivated for university – heading into lockdown (again)

Hi everyone! It’s now the start of 2021 and although we can definitely see the light at the end of the tunnel, there is still a little way to go. This has been especially concerning for students heading back to university soon whilst more and more parts of the UK facing tougher lockdown restrictions. UponContinue reading “Staying motivated for university – heading into lockdown (again)”

Navigating Virtual Events – CMS Webinar

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting on the panel of a CMS webinar titled “How to Navigate a Virtual Event”, alongside my colleagues Akil Hunte and Idin Sabahipour. This was a particularly busy webinar because with many events now moving online (firm open days, law fairs, employer presentations etc.), it’s important for youContinue reading “Navigating Virtual Events – CMS Webinar”

The Modern Judiciary – online course

Hi everyone! I recently completed an online course on FutureLearn called “The Modern Judiciary: Who They Are, What They Do and Why it Matters”. The course was run by James Lee of The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London and explores the role of judges in the UK, their daily business, courtContinue reading “The Modern Judiciary – online course”

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