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Becoming a barrister: an overview. The vocational component covers a range of subjects to ensure that you acquire the specialist skills, knowledge of procedure and evidence, attitudes and competence to prepare you for becoming a barrister.

Becoming a barrister: an overview

It is currently satisfied by completing the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). In order to enrol on the BPTC, you must be fluent in English, be a member of one of the Inns of Court, and have passed the Bar Course Aptitude Test. From September 2020, the BPTC will be replaced by a number of courses, some of which may be split into two parts or may incorporate study for an undergraduate degree to cover the academic component of training. We will publish information on these new courses on our website. During the vocational component, students must also attend qualifying sessions with their Inn of Court. The Corporate Law Academy Forum. Skadden Insight Evening Discussion in 'Applications Discussion' started by gricole, Nov 14, 2018.

The Corporate Law Academy Forum

Page 2 of 2 John Wu Esteemed Member Premium Member Messages: 92 Trophy Points: 117 TCLA Credits: 0 One of the questions on Skadden's apps is 'Please give details of any interests/hobbies you have outside of university/work.' Would the term 'university' include things related to university societies or would I be able to include them in my answer? #21 John Wu, Dec 5, 2018 Last edited: Dec 5, 2018 Daniel Boden Legendary Member TCLA Moderator Messages: 397 Trophy Points: 209 TCLA Credits: 7 I would imagine that societies would be not be included as they are an extra-curricular activity which is effectively what the question is asking, however, I could be wrong!

To Do. To Do. Alphabet and Apple take divergent paths in health. Apple and Alphabet, two of the world’s largest technology companies, are taking divergent approaches in their efforts to revolutionise healthcare, as doctors, drug companies and regulators look to Silicon Valley to bring down the cost of clinical trials.

Alphabet and Apple take divergent paths in health

After Apple presented mixed results from a study designed to show that its Apple Watch could be used to detect heart problems, Verily — like Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet — has been opening up about its own effort to bring scientific rigour to the use of wearable devices for diagnosing health problems and testing treatments. Jessica Mega, Verily’s chief medical officer, told the Financial Times that it was at an “inflection point” in the ability to store and process massive amounts of information that could transform clinical trials — and ultimately, how much we understand about human biology.

Alphabet’s life sciences arm Verily raises $1bn from investors. Dassault/Medidata: medicine show. Doing your research: how to make use of firms' annual reports - LCN Blogs. You don’t need me to tell you that it’s important to know about a firm before you apply to it, and that you’re able to demonstrate that knowledge during the application process.

Doing your research: how to make use of firms' annual reports - LCN Blogs

If you’re reading this, you will have heard that advice hundreds of times already. Instead, I’m going to suggest one way of coming closer to the required level of knowledge: annual reports. As a potential applicant, it can be difficult to cut through the jargon on firms’ careers pages. All of the major firms seem keen to highlight that they’re people-focused, globally oriented and forward thinking, making it difficult to glean what makes them distinctive. Moreover, there can sometimes seem to be a disconnect between the focuses firms imply in their careers section, and the ones they highlight to potential clients in the rest of the website. McDermott Will & Emery LLP. Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals. As part of the firm's global matrix, members of the Global Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals sector team specialize both in specific subsectors and the relevant practice areas to pool our collective resources and experience to be benefit our clients.

Healthcare, Life Sciences & Chemicals

Clifford Chance's deep understanding of the healthcare, life sciences & chemicals industries is integral to our ability to offer the highest quality advice and solutions wherever we operate. We focus on industry sectors so that we can provide you with: access to our combined knowledge, expertise and experience by sector; andlawyers who know the risks and challenges within your industry and who proactively bring insights to you.

Our sector approach ensures that our lawyers truly understand the healthcare, life sciences & chemicals industries with their regulatory and commercial challenges. Client experience. Common sense advice for training contract applications – The Lawyer. Let me tell you why I’ve written this, and why you might want to read it.

Common sense advice for training contract applications – The Lawyer

For over 20 years, I worked in the same law firm. It became – no thanks to me – one of the most successful law firms in the world. Antitrust M&A Snapshot - McDermott Will & Emery. 2019 Update United States Anthony S.

Antitrust M&A Snapshot - McDermott Will & Emery

Ferrara | Hélène de Cazotte In the first quarter of 2019, vertical merger enforcement continued to be a hot topic for the US antitrust agencies. The Court of Appeals upheld the district court’s decision in the AT&T/Time Warner transaction, finding that the Department of Justice (DOJ) did not meet its burden of proof in challenging this vertical transaction. European Union In the first quarter of 2019, the European Commission (EC) closed and cleared six merger control proceedings where remedies were required, including acquisition by global players such as BASF and Spirit.

Anthony S. On February 15, the FTC announced new thresholds for premerger notification filings under the HSR Act. 10 Common Training Contract Interview Questions. By Matt Oliver Knowing these common questions likely to be asked at a training contract interview will help you prepare in the most effective way, and then impress the interviewers.

10 Common Training Contract Interview Questions

In this article, I will set out the most common questions asked at interviews. I will also explain why preparing for them is so important to your chances of success. The Common Training Contract Interview Questions In my experience of interview coaching candidates over the years the following questions come up time and time again in some form or another: Training contract application tips. The above example (‘What are your main interests, activities and pastimes?

Training contract application tips

Please describe any related positions of responsibility you have held.’) was taken from Norton Rose Fulbright’s application form but many law firms ask this question. A similar example is: ‘Please describe your involvement in any extracurricular activities, including any positions of responsibility held. Three crucial things not to do during your training contract – The Lawyer. Training Contract Interview Questions - The Lawyer Portal. Training Contract Application Advice. Antonia Anderson, Aspiring Solicitors Employability Representative of City University London Antonia Anderson, Aspiring Solicitors Employability Representative at City University London, has offered to share her wisdom with you regarding training contract and vacation scheme applications online.

Training Contract Application Advice

Antonia has secured numerous interviews with top City law firms and has also filled her summer with vacation schemes. Therefore, Aspiring Solicitors recommends reading this article and considering her useful tips and advice. Researching law firms checklist. You will need to do your research into law firms to succeed at interviews and assessment centres during the training contract recruitment process. We give you a handy list to use when researching each firm below. Most of the information can be found in a firm’s employer hub or in their Inside Buzz report – an invaluable survey of their current trainee solicitors.

‘Someone who has done their research on the firm and their career path stands out,’ explains the graduate recruitment and development manager at Mayer Brown. ‘We receive lots of generic applications from applicants who have sent blanket applications to, say, 40 City law firms, whereas I’m looking for evidence that the applicant has gone the extra mile to find out about the firm and what we do. AllAboutLaw - AllAboutLaw.