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Howes Percival Values, Culture and Networking

Trainee Solicitor, Amy Ward, talks about her experience…

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How will the coronavirus affect my vacation scheme and training contract?

In light of this unprecedented situation, many of…

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No Law Degree, Great!

There is no perfect route into law, if there was we…

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Musical chairs – how to ace changing seats and cities

At Howes Percival, trainees are encouraged to move…

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Looking forward to qualification

I know I am not the only third seat trainee feeling…

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Top Tips for Making Terrific Vacation Scheme and Training Contract Applications

Fortunately, a new year comes with new opportunities…

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Think the LPC is the end of your exams? Think again…

At the end of my LPC, I cheered that I never had to…

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Utilising other types of work experience

We have all heard the phrase “any publicity is good…

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1 year down, 1 to go: a second year’s TC update

So, we’re now 1 year into your training contract and…

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The Ongoing Fear of the Unknown

Trainees are in a unique position where every six…

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Training Contracts – Expectation vs Reality

Before I started my training contract here at Howes…

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The Benefits of Being a Paralegal Before Starting a Training Contract

Anyone who is in the process of applying for training…

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Financial Workings of a Law Firm - How Do I Get Paid?

Have you ever wondered how you as a trainee get paid,…

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Getting to Grips with Networking

Attending networking events is one of those daunting…

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Applying for Training Contracts

Applying for a training contract can be seen as a…

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Top Tips for your Vacation Scheme Application

The application deadline for our Vacation Scheme is…

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Making a Success of your Vacation Scheme

As we reach the end of October, application deadlines…

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Ten top tips for trainees

When starting your training contract, it is hard to…

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Responsibility as a Trainee

When choosing a law firm, some common questions asked…

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Approaching Qualification

So what goes on in a solicitor’s office behind the…

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New and exciting opportunities for trainees in Cambridge

I am now four months in to my second seat in the firm’s…

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Pro-Bono Volunteering

As it is National Pro Bono Week, I decided to share…

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Vacation Schemes - The Dos and Don’ts

Securing a place on a vacation scheme can be difficult,…

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My First Seat - Company Commercial

After a few months of relaxation over summer, I began…

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My First Seat – Commercial Property - Cambridge

When I initially accepted a training contract with…

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Mind the knowledge gap – what you are not taught on the LPC

The LPC is specifically designed to prepare you for…

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