The Official 2023 Training Contract ThreadWatch
Allen & Overy: 3 August - 20 December 2020
Linklaters: 1 October - 10 December 2020
At some point I will update this OP with the details of when firms open and close their application window.
Disclaimer: while every effort is taken to ensure the accuracy of the dates in this post, it is always possible I have made a mistake so please do check!
Best of luck to everyone!
No of course not, but if you want to try and walk straight into a funded LPC and then a job, it helps to. There's no wrong path, it just depends on what you want to do.
Then you're really quite perfectly placed. I'd recommend doing a lot of research and going to law firm presentations at university or open days/evenings at their offices, as well as considering applying to vacation schemes at firms you like the look of from these exposures.
Ah you're looking at legal academia? Given your non-law background I'd definitely recommend getting some legal study in in which case. For law enforcement, you could volunteer as a special constable or see if your university has any links with the police force. At my uni, it's possible to volunteer as like a neighbourhood educator on issues like avoiding burglary etc. Unfortunately, I have no idea about forensics!
Hey how is everyone tackling A&O's new law question? I'm a little stumped.
Hope it helps!
Good luck to everyone!