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31 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Paralegal to trainee: the easy path?

Posted by , Trainee Solicitor

Paralegal work is fast becoming the ‘go-to’ for fresh and enthusiastic law graduates who may be considering their options in law, looking to gain experience or simply get their ‘foot in the door’. If you aspire to a legal career, will having a job as a paralegal or legal assistant help you get on?

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23 August 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Making the jump from trainee solicitor to NQ

Posted by , Solicitor

Six months in to my NQ role and I have a mountain to reflect on, and now I am eager to tell you what riches await you at the end of your training contract.

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9 August 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Starting my career in law: legal apprenticeships

Posted by , Trainee Legal Executive

I was recently featured in the Berks, Bucks & Oxfordshire Law Society’s magazine sharing my experience as a legal apprentice. Here’s what I had to say..

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30 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Why choose a seat in Commercial Property?

Posted by , Partner

Congratulations, you’ve got a training contract! How about a seat in commercial property?

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18 April 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

What to expect when qualifying as a solicitor

Posted by , Solicitor

The much anticipated day of qualification has finally arrived but what should you expect as a newly qualified solicitor? Juliette Sanderson Neil, who has recently qualified into Royds Withy King’s Employment team, explains more.

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8 March 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

5 top tips for future trainees

Posted by , Solicitor

NQ solicitor Ivelina Morris offers some advice to future trainees and law students

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9 November 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, News, News, Events & Opinion

Royds Withy King announces opening for first legal apprentice in Oxford

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School-leavers with an interest in the legal profession are being given a rare opportunity to apply to join UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King, one of Oxford’s most established firms, as an apprentice.

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11 October 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers

Finding the firm that fits

Posted by , Solicitor

You’re trying to climb through the plethora of material covering specialist areas, remuneration packages, health benefits, diversity policies and key clients. We’ve all been there. So, how do you narrow down your search for prospective firms to train at?

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4 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Life as a Royds Withy King trainee – the extra bits

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Trainee Laura Podger gives some insight into some of the “extra-curricular” activities you can be involved in at Royds Withy King.

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18 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Assessment Centre – hints and tips

Posted by , Solicitor

Now that the Royds Withy King training contract application window is closed for another year, it’s time to turn your attention to the next stage of the process – the assessment centre.

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20 April 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Perseverance as a paralegal paid off

Posted by , Solicitor

Trainee solicitor Stephanie Hopcroft explains how two years as a paralegal helped to secure a training contract

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24 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Professional Skills Course – The final hurdle or a valuable introduction to legal skills?

Posted by , Associate

Trainee Charlotte Ebbutt tells us about her experience with the Professional Skills Course during her training contract.

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