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Pedal to the Corporate Mettle!

When I was offered the Gap Year placement at the firm and especially when I had been allocated to Corporate, I was extremely happy. Now I’m no John McClane (in style or substance), but part of me wanted the myths to be true; I wanted the long nights working perilously towards deadlines for big deals, working…

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All Work and No Play?

I’m Amy Hextell and I’m currently in my first seat in the Birmingham Corporate team.  I went to the University of Birmingham and I love the city! All work and no play? Lawyers work hard.  They put in long hours, racing to meet deadlines and operating to the client’s timetable which can sometimes mean you’re…

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Next stop Dubai…

While working for the Corporate team in Leeds during my Gap Year Placement it became obvious to me that commercial law crosses borders and has an incredible international reach.  Whilst working on different projects in the UK I was able to see how Pinsent Masons’ teams in the Middle East, Asia and our alliances with Europe and the USA  all…

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New Beginnings…

It’s ironic that when you finally feel settled and confident in what you are doing, you are presented with a crate box to pack away the excessive amount of stationary (enough to open my own Paperchase) which has accumulated over the past six months.  It’s the day I never expected to come round so quickly; seat change. …

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Seasons Greetings (well almost)

I cannot quite believe that three months ago I was blogging about oversize blazers, first day nerves and unfamiliar early morning alarms; time really does fly by when….you are VERY busy.  Since no one has left any comments I am assuming that you are all equally as busy however I am somewhat disappointed that Neighbours…

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