Sparsh Garg studied Law at University College London. He completed three mini-pupillages, as well as three vacation schemes with Sidley Austin, Jones Day and Travers Smith. He started his training contract with Travers Smith in September 2017. Many thanks to Sparsh for sharing his advice on developing commercial awareness.
Lydia Williams studied at York University and started her training contract with Travers Smith in September 2017. Here, Lydia reflects on her experience of the application process and offers 10 insightful tips on choosing a law firm that's right for you.
Travers Smith, Slaughter and May and Hogan Lovells have all advised as Tata Steel today signed a long-awaited agreement to separate its business from the £15bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), in what is the largest pensions scheme restructuring ever in the UK.
As the January senior appointments merry-go-round at City and global law firms continues, Hogan Lovells has announced a new chair while Travers Smith has re-elected David Patient as managing partner.
In its ninth consecutive year of revenue growth, Travers Smith has recorded an 18% uptick in turnover to £146.9m, while profit per equity partner (PEP) also saw a dramatic increase.
Weil Gotshal & Manges and Slaughter and May have scooped key mandates on Bain Capital’s proposed £1.2bn takeover of UK insurer esure as RPC and Clifford Chance (CC) wade into the House of Fraser saga.
Trainees and newly-qualified (NQ) solicitors at several City law firms continue to enjoy salary increases as the legal industry’s major players vie to attract and retain their top talent.
In the latest flurry of deals, Travers Smith has represented popular mobile app Shazam on its buyout by tech giant Apple, while a raft of international firms have benefitted from recent transactional activity.
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