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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Hey, I completely get how you’re feeling! It’s really hard to think positively when you get bad news but you have to keep going. For some context, I did one unsuccessful vac scheme AC, one successful vac scheme AC (but no TC offer), one unsuccessful direct TC AC and finally one successful direct...
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    ASHURST TC OFFER!!!!!!!!!!!! I never thought this day would come!!!! ❤️❤️❤️
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Was it difficult? Just been invited to take the tests
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Has anyone heard from A&O yet? I received the SJT pass email on 28/09 but haven't heard anything since
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    My understanding is that it will be at a later date if you are called back. I'm assuming they will review the case study and interview and then decide if they want to progress you to the final stage. I could be wrong though!
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Just heard back from A&O re the SJT - I did the test on 25/08 for anyone wondering!
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Do you mind me asking if you passed?
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    I did my test on the 25/08 so let’s hope I hear soon, the wait is killing me
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Yes I did!! I had to explain things like online banking e.g mobile banking app and also did referrals to the mortgage team You've just jogged my memory there so thank you for that! :)
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Thanks @Jaysen Do you think explaining something in relation to consumer rights to a client at CAB would be okay? I did a few things in relation to immigration appeals and applications but don’t think the ‘commercial concept’ is there?
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Thanks for your reply! It's an interview question, I believe someone has been asked it before at an Ashurst interview which I'm currently prepping for. Really struggling to draw out examples from my work experience for this one. I have quite a variety of legal/non legal work experience e.g...
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    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    I'm really struggling with this competency question: Describe a time you explained a difficult commercial concept to someone. Has anyone been asked this and have an example of what they said so that I can try and think of an answer? @Jessica Booker would love to hear your thoughts too! :)
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    TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Have you received an email saying you passed / failed the SJT? I did my test ages ago and haven’t heard anything

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