Welcome! Introduce yourself here :)

Discussion in 'Welcome to The Corporate Law Academy' started by Nicole, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. Jaysen

    Jaysen Legendary Member
    Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,357
    Trophy Points:
    204
    TCLA Credits:
    9,414
    Hang in there Dominika, we'll be rooting for you!
     
  2. jamescw1994

    jamescw1994 Active Member

    Messages:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    32
    TCLA Credits:
    125
    Hi all!

    My name (shock horror) is James, I graduated from the University of Kent in 2018 and still searching for that elusive training contract!

    Had a bit of a horror journey even before university (significant adverse developments in my health with chronic health issues meant I was held back by 2 years in sixth form and these issues have plagued me since; not to mention lovely family issues) and have so far been through three cycles without much luck.

    Worked for eight/nine months in a clinical negligence reporting company before my health came back and bit me in the behind in March, meaning I had to leave for my own sake.

    I did get closer than ever this summer with two firms in my family’s hometown, though bombed in the interviews; will admit, it did leave me despondent but my family and partner have all been incredible.

    Re-evaluated my career goals and decided to retry for the City and managed to reignite my interest in the energy and technology sectors so here I am! Thought I’d join up as I’ve lurked long enough!
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  3. Jaysen

    Jaysen Legendary Member
    Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,357
    Trophy Points:
    204
    TCLA Credits:
    9,414
    Welcome James. Sorry to hear about the health issues - we'll do our best to help you get there!
     
  4. Alice G

    Alice G Legendary Member
    TCLA Moderator

    Messages:
    1,195
    Trophy Points:
    152
    TCLA Credits:
    2,952
    Hi James and welcome to the platform!! Thank you for sharing your story, I am always taken aback by how brave and resilient people are on our forums and I’m so glad you’re giving it another go! Anything worth having comes to those who wait! We will be rooting for you this cycle!!
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  5. Harry Clark

    Harry Clark New Member
    Future Trainee

    Messages:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    6
    TCLA Credits:
    45
    • Like Like x 4
  6. Jaysen

    Jaysen Legendary Member
    Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,357
    Trophy Points:
    204
    TCLA Credits:
    9,414
    Welcome Harry, great to see you on here!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Alice G

    Alice G Legendary Member
    TCLA Moderator

    Messages:
    1,195
    Trophy Points:
    152
    TCLA Credits:
    2,952
    Hi Harry, I thought I recognised your name from LinkedIn, I think I saw a post you wrote about the value of taking the plunge and making connections on there, great advice!! Welcome to the forum and it is great to hear you went to York uni, I grew up there and absolutely love my hometown :)
     
  8. Harry Clark

    Harry Clark New Member
    Future Trainee

    Messages:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    6
    TCLA Credits:
    45
    Hi Alice, thanks for your warm welcome! I fell in love with it too, I'm still suffering from the postgrad blues of moving away from there...
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. Viviane

    Viviane New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    6
    TCLA Credits:
    63
    Hey everyone! My name is Viviane and I am a paralegal at Bristows, I am also a part-time LPC student in year 1 at University of Law Moorgate! I have been in the country for about 4 years now, applied for about 5 TC, obtained 2 interviews without success. I have been a bit slow I have to admit but I am more determined than ever and ready to take action to get it!

    Loving TCLA, been listening to the podcasts and reading the commercial awareness on Instagram, thanks so much for your hard work and for the information you put out there!

    When I am not lawerying my way around, I do martial arts and photography, I especially enjoy travelling and going to remote places.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  10. Jaysen

    Jaysen Legendary Member
    Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,357
    Trophy Points:
    204
    TCLA Credits:
    9,414
    Huge welcome :)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. Saffa

    Saffa Standard Member

    Messages:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    1
    TCLA Credits:
    30
    Hi everyone,

    My name is Saffa and I have completed the LPC from De Montfort University, Leicester. I graduated with a Law degree in 2018. I am currently seeking for paralegal position or training contract.

    Fun fact about me is I enjoy dancing and I used to teach dance to children.
     
  12. Jaysen

    Jaysen Legendary Member
    Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,357
    Trophy Points:
    204
    TCLA Credits:
    9,414
    Welcome Saffa! Great to have you on here.
     
  13. Saffa

    Saffa Standard Member

    Messages:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    1
    TCLA Credits:
    30
    Thank you Jaysen. Looking forward to learning a lot from here.
     
  14. Will Jones

    Will Jones Standard Member

    Messages:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    6
    TCLA Credits:
    36
    Hi all

    My name is Will and I'm a third year history student at Durham. I'm applying for training contracts this summer.

    Interesting fact about me is that I play football for the Durham 2nds team.

    Cheers

    Will
     
    • Like Like x 3
  15. Alice G

    Alice G Legendary Member
    TCLA Moderator

    Messages:
    1,195
    Trophy Points:
    152
    TCLA Credits:
    2,952
    Lovely to meet you Will and great to have you join us! :)
     

Share This Page