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Social Mobility and the Law (Revisited)

To coincide with the Pathways to Law placements taking place this week across our four English offices I thought it was an appropriate time to provide an update on a previous post we wrote about social mobility and the Law. In early 2011 Pinsent Masons became one of the first law firms to start collecting equal opportunities data…

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Social Media Changes

You may have noticed that the Graduate Blog has been quiet for quite some time.  In part this is because the summer is always a busy time for the Graduate Team with vacation placements to be run and training contract applications to be considered.  This summer was no different and we were delighted with the…

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Gap Year – Application Advice

After our two months (!) of working life, including highlights of trips to London and receiving our name plates, we decided to take some time to think back to last year, when we were filling out the application form and realising that we actually knew a lot less about law than we originally thought! So…

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Now you’re out, let us help you get in’ – Divercity 2011

On 1 December 2011 Pinsent Masons and five other City law firms held the first joint-firm LGBT graduate recruitment event.  Coinciding with World AIDS day, DiversCity consisted of an afternoon of seminars and networking opportunities for LGBT students interested in pursuing a career as a commercial lawyer.  The event, which was advertised to students across the UK,…

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Vacation Placement Analysis

As you may have noticed we have been a bit quiet of late, this is not because we have been taking a break (if only) in fact the Graduate team has been extremely busy screening all the applications we received to our vacation placement programme and more recently providing verbal feedback to those candidates who were…

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