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20 common law interview questions
Here are the questions you're most likely to be asked in an interview for a vacation scheme or training contract in commercial law
5 great reasons to spend six months of your training contract abroad
Ever thought about completing part of your training contract overseas? A top US law firm explains why it could prove to be a great move for your career
5 things commercial law firms are thinking about at the moment
A beautiful friendship
Lucy Mair finds out about Clifford Chance's work in Africa, and how you could win a trip to the location of the firm's first African office – Casablanca
A big deal in the beer business: how Clifford Chance helped it happen
Hannah Langworth explains the role global law firm Clifford Chance played on SABMiller's acquisition of Australian brewer Foster's
A bite out of Apple
A key shareholder has scored a court win in a battle to get hold of Apple's cash, reports Hannah Langworth
A day at Slaughter and May
Andrew Chaplin, a second-year trainee solicitor talks us through a typical day at Slaughter and May.
A guide to City law firms
If you want to work in the City, here are the key details about the firms that you need to know about
A guide to magic circle law firms: meet the city
Who they are, what they do, and what they're like to work for
A guide to the different kinds of commercial law firm
Find out where you could work as a commercial lawyer
A junior lawyer on a jumbo aviation deal at Clifford Chance
A newly-qualified Clifford Chance associate on their role on the largest-ever sale in the aircraft leasing industry
A law unto themselves
Finbarr Bermingham plots the trajectories of three famous ex-lawyers and finds their legal training may not have been completely in vain
A slick litigation process
Massive claims relating to the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill are about to come to trial. Hannah Langworth takes a look at the workings of large-scale civil trials
A spring vacation scheme for first years at Hogan Lovells
Durham University fresher Rachel Metcalf describes her week at Hogan Lovells and how it gave her a head start on her legal career
A unique training contract
The path from law student to qualified lawyer isn't the same everywhere. A partner and trainee from Jones Day tell The Gateway about what their firm has on offer for new recruits
A winning team: Hogan Lovells and the BPA
How this global law firm assists the renowned sporting organisation
A world of litigation at Jones Day
A London-based Jones Day litigation partner talks about the global scale of his work
Advising the dragon
The rise of China is creating new opportunities for those interested in a legal career.
An English lawyer in New York
Freshfields trainee Ryan Taylor explains why a secondment abroad is a great opportunity
An Olympian effort
Finbarr Bermingham speaks to Sarah Naisby, a trainee at Freshfields, to hear what she's getting out of an exciting client secondment
Answering commercial awareness questions
For interview at a law firm, you'll need to be commercially aware. Here The Gateway shows you how it's done
Apple loses IP battle in UK courts
Hannah Langworth on the result of a dispute over whether Samsung copied the iPad's design
Application deadlines: don't miss the boat!
Training contracts and vacation schemes: when to apply
Are you an illegal intern?
Doing an internship? Ben Lyons, co-director of InternAware, explains your position in employment law
Are you commercially aware enough to be a commercial lawyer?
There's more to being a commercial lawyer than knowing about statutes and cases. Find out how switched-on you are with our quiz
Are you pro-bono?
A partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus spoke to Will Hodges about how the legal sector is changing in its approach to CSR issues.
Asia: an exciting place to be a lawyer
Global law firm Clifford Chance's Head of Asia, Peter Charlton, tells The Gateway why
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