Extenuating circumstances?

Not sure how/if you should approach these when making applications?
lifebeltThese articles on the LawCareers.net website and TARGETjobs.co.uk should give you some pointers.

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Vacation scheme deadlines?

Take a look:  The Lex 100

As good bargains go, vacation schemes stand out as amazing 3-for-1 deals: for just a few weeks of your time, you get to improve your resume, brush up your legal skills and, best of all, you can see first-hand what life’s truly like at your favourite law firm before committing to the full training contract experience.

Because we know a number of you are set on giving vacation schemes a try, we’ve put together a collection of relevant application deadlines to help you along.

Check out the Career Clinic while you’re on the website!

RPC Insight Day – London office

This event will give you the opportunity to meet partners, associates and trainees from RPC, and find out what it’s really like to work at a progressive law firm.    RPC is a radically different, modern and progressive City law firm, offering clients extremely high levels of customer service and expertise. They also have offices in Bristol, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The afternoon will consist of a presentation, Q&A session with partners and associates, an interactive skills session, and the opportunity to network with trainees, partners and associates.

This is an invitation only event so you should apply by 14 January 2013 at the latest.

When: 23 January 2013, 3pm-6pm
Where: Insight, Tower Bridge House

Considering the LPC?

David Winnie is a solicitor with Thomas Coopper solicitors, just around the corner from London Met University here in Aldgate.

He did his LPC with us and has agreed to come along to talk as one of a panel at our forthcoming event “Get a Head Start on the LPC” which takes place on Thursday 31 May 2012. We also explain just what the LPC is all about and have interactive “taster” sessions so that you can experience for yourself the teaching style. Current LPC students will also be there to answer your questions. It’s the ideal way to prepare yourself over the summer.

If you are thinking of the LPC book a place with Patricia Mchale – p.mchale@londonmet.ac.uk to give yourself a head start! Places are limited so don’t delay.


More about David Winnie
Expertise
David provides a wide range of advice to professional football clubs on various matters such as compensation payments for out-of-contract players, permanent total disability claims and player work permit applications.
He also advises on negotiating and drafting agreements between high-profile football players and commercial entities.
David has extensive contacts throughout the professional football industry following a lengthy career in the game as a player and as a coach. He is experienced in dealing with matters arising from the Football Association Agents Regulations, along with issues surrounding breaches of both UEFA and FIFA Regulations generally.
David operates throughout the FA’s jurisdiction in the capacity of agent, representative and/or advisor to football clubs and/or players.
David is a Registered Lawyer under the Football Association Football Agents Regulations and a UEFA ‘A’ licensed coach.