Trainees

A Level Results Day

So today is the day; the day you receive your A Level results and find out whether you have got in to your first choice university. You will learn whether the months of revision and seemingly endless exams were worth it. I can remember all too well the sleepless night before and the horrendous...

Expecting the Unexpected

Upon my arrival in the criminal department, I thought the cases I would be dealing with on a day to day basis would be predictable; theft, assault, criminal damage, etc, but I soon realised how far the remit of the department really extends. To date, I have been involved in licensing issues,...

Teaching children about the Magna Carta and other extra curricular activities

On Monday 15th June we celebrated 800 years of the Magna Carta, a document which even after so many years holds a central role in our legal system. I was lucky enough to meet with a Texan judge in London who had travelled all the way to the UK for the celebrations. He told me how important this...

The Life of a Litigator

I’m three months into my seat in the litigation department – halfway through – and I’m very busy. What’s more, I’ve noticed I’m starting to think like a litigator outside of work too as the confidence I’ve gained through my work has started to shine through in other aspects of life, and impact my...

79 months down - 5 to go

However you look at it, I think it is safe to say that the road to becoming a qualified solicitor is a long one. The cliché “it’s a marathon and not a sprint” could not be more apt in my opinion. Fortunately, I am reaching the finishing line and only have five months to go; I am sure that you can...

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