Interview with Uzma Hamid-Dizier, Head of Inclusion and Corporate Responsibility at Slaughter and May.
As a law graduate, your degree opens the doors to a wider career that offers the flexibility to move between public, corporate or not-for-profit sectors. We find out just how transferable the skills of a company secretary really are and how a career in governance can get the most out of your law degree.
Whilst travelling the length and breadth of the country attending law fairs, we noticed that students kept asking us the same few questions. Below, we attempt to address the most common queries.
Vacation schemes have fast become a vital part of the trainee recruitment process for most law firms, and Dechert is no exception. For two years now the US firm has been recruiting its trainees exclusively through its vacation scheme, meaning that for those who have their hearts set on training at the firm, the best way in is via the two-week programme.
Future Taylor Wessing trainee Simone Thomas extols the virtues of the international firm's Lex 100 award-winning vacation scheme