Everything you wanted to know about Vacation Schemes and Work Experience

It is said that securing a place on a Vacation Scheme can be even more competitive than landing a Training Contract. Our members had an opportunity to listen what the Graduate Recruiters from leading international firms (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, PwC Legal, Ashurst, Simmons & Simmons) had to say about different student/graduate opportunities in their firms. 

How to Demonstrate Commercial Awareness: in conjunction with Ince & Co

On 1st of December members of QMCAS and other students participated in panel discussion with representatives of a renowned city law firm Ince & Co., organised by the Commercial Awareness Society and Queen Mary University's Careers Service. The discussion concerned the meaning of commercial awareness, how to demonstrate it, and apply this skill in the most efficient way while working on various applications. Participants were able to listen to experienced lawyers from different practice areas and ask questions. The event ended with informal 'drinks & snacks' at Laws Reception, during which volunteers could dispel all their doubts and ask further questions for which there was no time during the presentation.

Clifford Chance Commercial Awareness Open Day and Application Workshops

Members of the Queen Mary Commercial Awareness Society at Clifford Chance's London Office.