Every year I send my future self an email. I use this website, I write the email, and in exactly one year’s time it gets delivered to me. Sometimes reading it is funny, and sometimes it’s a bit sad. But I always always wish I could email my past-self back. There have been so many … Continue reading A message to my past self: words of motivation from Trainees
You might not recognise her name, but if you were legally woke in 2013 you have heard of Katherine Cousins. Author of ‘Successful Solicitor: get ahead of the game as a junior corporate lawyer,’ Katherine rose to fame five years ago when she spoke out against Trainees wearing red bras (amongst other fashion faux pas). … Continue reading “How to avoid Associate’s belly and generally keep your sh*t together” – an interview with Katherine Cousins, author of ‘Successful Solicitor.’
As far as universal human emotions go, I think jealousy is one of the most hard done by. It gets a bad rap. People never talk about jealousy in a positive way, and society dictates that we’ve all got to pretend we’re not jealous of anything ever. Well. I’m here to give you a controversial … Continue reading Jealous much? (Yeah…me too)
Here is the commercial awareness advice I am tired of hearing: read the Financial Times, research companies, watch the news. It’s not that this is bad advice, it just doesn’t help you see the end goal. It doesn’t show you what being commercially aware actually looks like. Or, how to show off your commercial awareness … Continue reading Commercial Awareness: An Interview With The Experts.
So this first post is going to be like that first class back after the long summer holiday. You’re not going to have to do much with your brain, and I’m just going to be impressed you’ve turned up at all. In future posts I’ll include activities (as though my site is an awful textbook). … Continue reading “But it’s so competitive…”