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    How badly does the advocacy assessment have to go for you to fail?(Ulaw)

    Thank you to you both. Re M&A post, sorry if I indiciated that the standard was lower at BPP. That was not what I meant. I heard how for their assessment, it is just a recording, and you do not compete against a fellow opponent(as is the case at Ulaw), therefore, for me at least, making it seem...
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    How badly does the advocacy assessment have to go for you to fail?(Ulaw)

    Hi Lisa, thx for answering. Few follow up questions if you have the time 1)- Is this for ULaw? I know the adv assessment at BPP is easier/less pressure 2) Your response is very reassuring! However, I stumbled and rushed the concluding remarks(as I was finished with time, so I assumed I had to...
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    How badly does the advocacy assessment have to go for you to fail?(Ulaw)

    lpc. how come it is easier for lpc
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    How badly does the advocacy assessment have to go for you to fail?(Ulaw)

    Hi, did my advocacy assessment today. I think I made decent and relevant submissions but I feel as thought I stuttered or stumbled a lot especially when answering the judges question. Nerves. I also think I spoke a lot- judge said I spoke within the time limits and said I should finish. I...
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    Has anyone done their ULAW exams online? How is it

    Wow, this seems really strict. Thanks for your insight.
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    Has anyone done their ULAW exams online? How is it

    Hi everyone, ULaw have given students like myself an option to do exams online. I have a few questions and would greatly appreciate it if anyone who has done exams online can provide insight. I wish to do exams online but need to make sure it's a viable thing to do compared to the alternative...
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    Do firms typically reimburse travel costs to open days?

    Can't speak for open days but for interviews, 99% of firms have reimbursed me for travel expenses. Interestingly, one big firm didn't(their revenues are in the billions..) Best bet is to check up on their policies beforehand. Hope you enjoy the open days should you attend.
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    If in an interview, you are asked how would you respond to a fellow trainee being rude to support staff, how would one approach that? My initial reaction is to chat to the trainee, and politely explain that their actions are impacting others, and perhaps if they reconsider what they say. Though...
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    No you are not- I wasn't an AS member and was invited to the AC this year(earlier this year)
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    Ask A Graduate Recruiter Anything!

    Hi @Jessica Booker Would it be possible to get some clarification on this? Is the question assessing how I balance the needs of a trainee and a partner, or is it assessing communication with other team members? Thanks :)
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    Ask A Graduate Recruiter Anything!

    @Jessica Booker In a situational interview, I was asked a scenario question which stumped me at the time. Was wondering what your take is on this.. This was something along the lines of " You are a trainee at x firm, and your personal assistant is not completing any of your work that is...
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    No worries, glad to help. Btw, you probably have one of the best usernames I've ever seen 😂
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Two cycles ago, I applied to TS, got an interview for their VS, and I did the latter. If I recall correctly, it was a box type of answer(rather than submitting an attached cover letter), so I think Dear X is fine(certainly was in my case)
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Does anyone have any tips for situational/scenario interviews? Like " Imagine you are a trainee..." sort of interviews. I had one before and underperformed , so would like to do better this time. Thanks :)
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Oh okay i see. Just to let you know, there’s a phone number contact on one of the recruitment pages for graduates (I’m not sure if this is firm wide or for the London office). Perhaps that’s the only line of contact we as candidates can have with Paul Hastings as of now? Thanks for letting me know.

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