Life as a Business Development Professional in Law

Commercial law firms provide legal and business advice to their client in return for a profit. But how does a law firm attract and retain its clients? How does it ensure that it’s marketing itself to the right organisations and standing out from its competition? This is where the role of a Business Development (BD) …

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Skills of a future lawyer webinar recording

On July 24 2020, The Legal Line Up in collaboration with Kissoon Carr hosted a webinar entitled 'Skills of a future lawyer'. The event was hosted by our co-founder Gemma Shohet and the speakers included our co-founders Leen Kayali, Annabel Smith and Blaise Nsenguwera as well as our special guest Robert Hannah from Kissoon Carr. …

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10 steps to writing successful training contract applications

With the training contract and vacation scheme application season being just around the corner, here are 10 easy-to-follow steps that will help you turn a good application into a great one: 1. Have a clear structure One way to make your application stand out is by being organised in the way you present your answers. …

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Researching law firms…the right way

Doing the right research when applying to law firms is the first, and arguably the most crucial, step in the application process. This article will discuss the importance of research and how to go about doing it the right way. The importance of research Understand the legal market You might be surprised to hear that …

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‘Let’s Talk Tech and Legal Innovation: A Collaboration Between The Legal Line Up and ULaw’ Webinar: Thu July 16, 6pm

We are excited to host our first webinar in collaboration with The University of Law, entitled: 'Let's Talk Tech and Legal Innovation: A Collaboration Between The Legal Line Up and ULaw'.Date: Thursday July 16 at 6pm GMT.Host: Leen Kayali, Future Trainee Solicitor Clifford Chance and Co-Founder of The Legal Line Up.Speaker: Patrick Grant, Project Director …

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How to Succeed on Virtual Vacation Schemes: Q&A with Graduate Recruitment at Clifford Chance

The sudden transition to virtual vacation schemes and internships, as a result of COVID-19, has left candidates with unanswered questions about the nature of virtual schemes and what they can do during their virtual experiences to land the training contract of their dreams. In this article, Leen Kayali, co-founder of the Legal Line Up, interviews …

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