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TCLA General Discussion Thread #2 (2021)

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philjones

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You can renege. Unless you have accepted any financial support (unlikely in 6 days) then there are no issues with you reneging really apart from annoying firm 1.
Thanks! Prob is firm 2 know that I accepted firm 1's offer- will firm 2 look down on me if I renege firm 1's offer? I don't want to join a firm that will think lowly of me...

And fwiw firm 1 gave me under a week to confirm...
 
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Jessica Booker

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Thanks! Prob is firm 2 know that I accepted firm 1's offer- will firm 2 look down on me if I renege firm 1's offer? I don't want to join a firm that will think lowly of me...
They have offered you a job. Clearly they don’t care about you reneging another firm’s offer. They may just might be concerned you do the same to them, but clearly that’s a risk they are willing to take.

Reneges happen a lot in recruitment (less in law for TCs due to the time lag and financial commitments) - recruiters don’t really care if you renege. It’s better you renege now than train and leave.
 
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philjones

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They have offered you a job. Clearly they don’t care about you reneging another firm’s offer. They may just might be concerned you do the same to them, but clearly that’s a risk they are willing to take.

Reneges happen a lot in recruitment (less in law for TCs due to the time lag and financial commitments) - recruiters don’t really care if you renege. It’s better you renege now than train and leave.
Brill, thanks a lot. I just don't want to do anything unethical. FWIW firm 1 gave me under a week to respond...
 

Jessica Booker

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Brill, thanks a lot. I just don't want to do anything unethical. FWIW firm 1 gave me under a week to respond...
It’s not unethical - just part of the process. It isn’t ideal.

It would only be unethical if you received support from the firm and then didn’t pay back that support.
 
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