Can you please clarify this statement by saying what you mean by 'recruited'? I'm not sure how it works, but I'm absolutely sure you need to take professional training after the law degree before you can be recruited as a trainee solicitor, and then you take a 'training contract' where you're trained on the job by a law firm. As they weren't qualified solicitors, were these law graduates offered training contracts or sponsorship for postgraduate professional training?(Original post by Melmoth)
As a member of the Academic staff in the School of Law can I just say this post is based on a very outdated view of SOAS! This summer over 5% of our LLB graduates were recruited by just one Magic Circle Law firm (Clifford Chance). Top law firms want students with a global perspective which is why so many of them are now sponsoring events in the School of Law.
Also, I've looked up the Clifford Chance website and read about something they call a 'vacation scheme', which is basically just an internship.
Did you mean Clifford Chance had offered more than 5% of SOAS law graduates training contracts?
Or did you mean Clifford Chance had offered more than 5% of SOAS law graduates internships?
...for the 2nd time this year