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From deeds to delegate lists

It is inevitable that graduates will continue to flood into the City of London to find jobs following university.  They are drawn by its variety of opportunities, position as a financial centre of the world and vibrant social life.  However, it is rare to experience the buzz of such a working life prior to gaining…

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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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Gap Yahh: Month one

While most of our friends begin university with a wild fresher’s week or embark on trips around the world, we start our gap years with eight months working as legal support co-ordinators in the Leeds office.  This time last year we were doing A-Levels and experiencing the joys of UCAS.  Now we are working to gain…

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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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