2020-21 Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion

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Daniel Boden

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    I emailed a local firm in Sixth Form to enquire about getting some work experience/shadowing. They emailed back "I'm very sorry to say that the only solicitor in our team who can accommodate you during that week is David. You're very welcome to join him but he's a bit of a dull arsehole. Yours respectfully, David". He was the most lovely human being I've ever met and a truly incredible lawyer.
    That's brilliant 😂😂😂
     

    Kablahc

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  • Aug 31, 2020
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    Why the troy picture tho 🤔 😂
    Law firms rejecting me like
    zac efron love GIF
     

    CareerChanger

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    layla rose

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    Speaking of funny rejections, I once received the following email after attending an ‘AC’ with House of Fraser for a customer service role. Congratulations and however should never go next to each other... View attachment 2780
    did they accidentally copy in both the acceptance and rejection line? 😂
     

    Celestie

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    Linklaters Spring PFO.


    Even if an old broad and defunct loser like me couldn't do it this time around, I still have faith that you younger and smarter lot can!
    I will not have you speakin about yourself like that on hear, Adrian. You are excellent, resilient, and amazing. Keep going.
     

    Phoenix for all

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    Sorry to hear that :( Just checked my portal and am still stuck at 70% (for spring) so think I will get a PFO soon too. Mind if I ask when's your application? Just want to gauge if they are doing rejection in batches
    Ok after crazily refreshing my inbox for the last 30min I eventually got my PFO :( Forward and upward!
     

    Jacob Miller

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    AC invite for Pinsent Masons!!!

    Any advice (especially those who have already complete one)

    Would be much appreciated!! as it's my first cycle and AC I'm really nervous,

    Please feel free to dm me too :) xx
    Many congratulations on securing your AC!

    I've not completed an AC with PM myself, but, depending on what components there are to the day, you may wish to consider a few of the following:

    Very best of luck with your prep and outcome!
     
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