Demonstrating Commercial Awareness

Graduate recruiters explain how demonstrating commercial awareness can indicate a candidate’s genuine interest and suitability for a career and why jargon and superficial knowledge won’t suffice. Includes helpful advice from graduate recruiters from Allen & Overy and Freshfields.

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The Gateway Online

Anyone who is making applications to commercial law firms will benefit greatly from subscribing for the free newspaper, The Gateway Online – www.thegatewayonline.com. This is what they say about themselves: Distributed around campus at¬†fifteen top UK universities, The Gateway is an independent business and careers newspaper read by the most ambitious and business focused of […]

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CityLawLIVE 2012 – Law firm as a business

A msut for commercial awareness and for anyone applying to and being interviewed by commercial law/City law firms. Scope of the session: how do law firms operate as a bsuines, some of the market treds, impact of the downturn, legal services act, etc… First q – how do law firms operate as businesses?

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