What Work Experience I had prior to my TC Application

This is part of the Legally Liana Mentoring Programme, based on personal advice I give to the mentees on the programme, now available for all in a blog post format. Take a look at what experience I had before my TC application, and how useful it was to me during the application process. Scroll to…

Final Year/Graduate: Home Run

If you’re in your final year at uni or already a graduate, this focus plan will help you organise and prepare for your future legal career

Second Year: Dive In

The questions you want to know about making the most of second year and opportunities in law are answered in the Dive In plan!

First Year: Head Start

First Year is about focusing on settling into uni, and getting a head start ready to focus on goals in law.

I’m not like, a regular lawyer. I’m a cool lawyer.

You know I will use any chance I can get to sneak in a mean girls quote and no quote could be more perfect than for discussing the hierarchy of law firms and what this means for your future and first impressions of them. What are all the different names for firms about? In the…

The LLM Programme

The mentoring programme has launched! Everyday I get messages from people asking me to review their application, send them CV templates, and talk through their options with them for law. I try to share as much as I can on my blog, but sometimes answering all these messages is impossible. As a result, I opened…

London Young Lawyers Ambassador

I am excited to announce that I have become an ambassador for the London Young Lawyers group, an organisation which connects law students, trainees and junior lawyers through networking opportunities and different types of events. In the past month I have attended two events organised by LYLG which were completely different but equally fun and…

Selling Your Soul for Law? A Bit Archaic

I’m sure that anyone who has told, well, anyone about wanting to be a lawyer has been told something like ‘you’ll be selling your soul to the corporate world’ or ‘ I hope you’re ready to give up all your social life’. I am pretty sure that no person applies to a magic circle firm…

Life Before the TC Offer

I will be the first to say that my journey to getting a training contract was unusual. I’ve received numerous messages on my blog from people concerned about having only received rejections from their first or second cycle of applications and the pressure they feel to be getting firsts and all 2:1 grades, and this…