• Applying for pupillageWritten by Ekaterina Zelenova

    Pupillage application forms take a lot of time and effort. Very few chambers ask for a CV with a covering letter; a great deal of pupillage providers are part of the

  • How to deal with vacation scheme applicationsBy Jennifer Overhaus, Former partner of a US law firm

    While you may feel pressure to complete as many vacation scheme applications as possible, remember to focus on quality over quantity. Prior to beginning any application you should have thoroughly researched the

  • How to write a covering letter for lawBy Jack Collins, Project Manager, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    A lot of job applications are now done online in fancy, new-fangled, digital application forms. However, many companies still favour the traditional CV and cover letter application combo. Whether it’s a speculative

  • How to write a covering letter for work experienceBy Jack Collins, Project Manager, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    Virtually every employer will ask for “relevant work experience” as part of their candidate requirements. However, that creates another issue: how do you convince somebody to take you on for a week

  • Law referencesBy Becky Kells, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    What is the difference between a referee and a reference? A referee is a person who knows you, either in a professional or a personal capacity. A reference is an account of

  • Medical Negligence Law: how do I get into it?By Sara Duxbury, Head of People, Fletchers Solicitors

    Medical negligence is widely considered to be one of the most competitive areas of law to enter. To get ahead of the crowd, aspiring lawyers considering a career in this field

  • Online applications & how to survive the training contract application processBy James Lancaster, Associate Solicitor

    Each year a typical corporate/commercial law firm will receive umpteen thousand applications for the handful or so of training contracts that they have on offer. The process is, in short, a