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  1. J

    TCLA General Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    I'm wondering the same thing!
  2. J

    TCLA General Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    I feel like that answer will be useful to a lot of firms’ apps! Also, is there no legal case or potential legal case surrounding the story you talked about? If there isn’t then you shouldn’t use it but if there is sort of then you could get away with it I think
  3. J

    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Once accepting a TC is that specifically disallowed? Could it have bad consequences
  4. J

    TCLA Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

    Yes especially considering they let people apply for both vac scheme and direct TC within the same recruitment cycle!
  5. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    I did a vac scheme, waited almost two months to get a standard rejection e-mail saying that unfortunately the firm couldn't offer feedback lol
  6. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    I've seen this, I think Reed Smith is doing this? What I'm wondering is whether this means that these firms will stop recruiting two years in advance and essentially trim out two years of the qualification process, or whether it will still be 3-4 years from securing a TC to qualifying
  7. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    How about contacting references and what would happen in the instance that a firm contacts your references and they don’t respond?
  8. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Did anyone have their AC with Morgan Lewis today?
  9. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    I heard back yesterday after TI on Friday 16th so looks like they're not sending them out all at once! I'd also be grateful if anyone can offer advice on the Morgan Lewis AC!
  10. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    May I ask how they would make decisions in time to arrange and pay for GDL or LPC if they hold ACs in the fall?
  11. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    I spoke to the head of grad rec - she said they'd consider direct TC apps for next year's vac schemes though so don't worry about the time you spent as it could be worth it!
  12. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Yeah to clarify I had thought it went really well precisely because of how I was able to deliver well prepared answers for each of the questions - I guess they want something much more natural
  13. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Anyone know the dates for Macfarlanes ACs?
  14. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    I once got feedback from a VI saying it sounded too rehearsed if that helps
  15. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    They gave all their TCs after the vac scheme this year
  16. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Anyone heard anything from Sullivan & Cromwell direct TC since applying?
  17. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Thank you! Applied at 11:59 on Wednesday and heard back yesterday at 3:30 - quickest turnaround I've seen before
  18. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Anyone have advice on Morgan Lewis telephone interview?
  19. J

    2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

    Is no-one applying for Ashurst 2023/2024 lol
  20. J

    TCLA General Discussion Thread #2 (2021)

    Do paralegals tend to stay in a certain practice area?