IN THE NEWS
- Posted: Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:33
In the latest instalment of our monthly Ask The Experts series we ask our panel about secondment seats. Many firms offer a secondment option as part of the training contract seat rotation, and the opportunity to be based with a client, or in an overseas office, is often highly sought after by trainees. Our Experts are on hand to explain the purpose of secondments, and to expand on what trainees can gain from the experience. Take a look at the Q&A here.
- Posted: Thursday, 19 March 2015 09:46
Sammy Li is a Paul Hastings partner and chair of the firm’s Hong Kong office. He operates a corporate practice, with a particular focus on equity capital markets. He obtained a degree in Medical Microbiology at UCL before attending law school, and then completed his training contract with Lovells, starting in London before relocating to the Hong Kong office during his second seat. After working as a qualified lawyer at Lovells and in-house at Morgan Stanley, he joined Paul Hastings in 2009.
- Posted: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 12:04
The Law Society is today (18th March) launching a new division for Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) lawyers, providing a forum for members to ‘champion causes and tackle issues’ faced within the industry.
- Posted: Tuesday, 17 March 2015 17:22
In what is believed to be the first such request from a higher education body, Nottingham Trent University has applied to the Solicitors Regulation Authority for an ABS (alternative business structure) licence.
Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre already provides students with the opportunity to handle pro bono cases in areas such as employment, housing and intellectual property, as well as offering expertise and facilities on various community outreach projects.
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