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In Tray and E Tray Exercises

Law Firm Assessment Centres: In-Tray (or E-Tray) Exercises

Assessment Centre Clinic – Part 4 This post is part of the Trainee Solicitor Surgery Assessment Centre Clinic blog post series. Start at the beginning of the series here… In-Tray (or E-Tray) Exercises This part of the assessment centre allows you to experience the typical decisions and dilemmas that come up frequently when working for […]

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Do’s & Don’ts Of Training Contract Assessment Centres

Assessment Centre Clinic – Part 2 This post is part of the Trainee Solicitor Surgery Assessment Centre Clinic blog post series. Start at the beginning of the series here… Performing Well At Assessment Centres An invitation to a training contract or vacation scheme assessment centre is, no doubt, a very positive step forward. Your initial […]

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How To Succeed At Law Firm Assessment Centres

Why Law Firms Use Assessment Centres To Select Trainees With so much written about interviews, it’s easy to assume they are the most important part of a firm’s recruitment process – the ‘make or break’ of securing your training contract. So why, then, do law firms use assessment centres? Are they a mere back-up? Another […]

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Magic Circle Training Contract Interviews Revealed

Ever wondered what goes on in a Magic Circle firm’s training contract interview? Well wonder no more…. Here is an interview video by Magic Circle Minx, a previous Magic Circle trainee who blogged about her experiences. The blog is well worth a read for its historical (and comical) posts on life as a trainee at a large […]

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