The Aspiring Lawyer's Guide to Brexit - COURSE 3 IS NOW LIVE!
Brexit is messy. It’s large in scope, complex and in constant flux. It’s contentious and everyone has an opinion on it. It’s also not leaving the minds of businesses and law firms any time soon.
That makes Brexit a great topic for interviews, especially group interviews, debate-style questions and as a means to test your broader commercial awareness.
Our third course, the Aspiring Lawyer's Guide to Brexit, is a roadmap to what you need to know about Brexit for your interviews. It’s structured through a series of interview questions based on the impact of Brexit on businesses and law firms.
But this course also goes beyond the interview. It’s designed to provide you with a richer understanding of how commercial events impact law firms, both directly and indirectly through their clients.
Welcome to the first commercial news update for July.
Commercial News Update: 3rd July 2019
Topics covered this week are:
1. The bid for British Steel and problems facing the Steel Industry (@bugsy malone)
2. US-China Trade Truce at the G-20 Summit (@Jaysen)
3. Rise in Gold Investment (@Sairah)
1. The bid for British Steel and problems facing the Steel Industry (by: @bugsy malone)
On Sunday evening the deadline for bids to purchase British Steel past. The company collapsed in May after its owner, Greybull Capital, failed to secure a government loan of £75 million. If a buyer is not found then the...
The other day I spoke to someone who went through three recruitment rounds before finally being offered a training contract with a great firm. I’m on my second (likely unsuccessful) round and I’m trying not to give up hope, so I find stories like this really inspiring and would love to hear them.
Current and future trainees, did anyone have to go through more than one recruitment round to get a training contract? What happened? Why do you think you were ultimately successful?
Looking forward to hearing some inspiring stories!