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Legal news, market insight and law careers advice.

    Episode 6: 3 essential skills for junior lawyers

    Episode 6: 3 essential skills for junior lawyers

    In this episode of The Legal Cheek Podcast, City lawyer Eloise Skinner discusses essential skills to cultivate during the early stages of your legal career -- whether you’re an NQ fresh from a retention round, a training contract holder or even an aspiring lawyer. To prepare you for law firm life, Skinner breaks her advice down into three sections: the importance of staying curious, ways of upskilling, and building your personal brand. 

    • 14 min
    Episode 5: Why failure is just a form of feedback

    Episode 5: Why failure is just a form of feedback

    How do you stay resilient in the face of failure? In this episode of The Legal Cheek Podcast, Eloise Skinner speaks to Richard Youle, private equity partner at Skadden, who discusses the importance of being organised, asking for constructive feedback and knowing when to ask yourself, ‘is this the right job for me?’ This episode was recorded before the lockdown.

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: How aspiring lawyers can make the most of lockdown

    Episode 4: How aspiring lawyers can make the most of lockdown

    Many of us will have a bit more time on our hands than we expected this summer.  It’s tempting to sink into an endless cycle of Netflix and TikTok – but once you get bored with that, what could you be doing with your time?  In this episode of The Legal Cheek Podcast, Eloise Skinner, corporate lawyer and author, will discuss ways aspiring lawyers can be more productive during the lockdown.

    • 13 min
    Episode 3: Meet the Durham law student tackling the mental health crisis

    Episode 3: Meet the Durham law student tackling the mental health crisis

    On this episode of The Legal Cheek Podcast, we speak to Lewis Baxter, a 21 year old Durham law student and mental health advocate, about battling depression, public speaking, founding mental health organisation The Blurred Line Group,  and his top time-management tips for getting it all done.

    • 23 min
    Episode 2: Behind the scenes with YouTube star and personal injury lawyer Chrissie Wolfe

    Episode 2: Behind the scenes with YouTube star and personal injury lawyer Chrissie Wolfe

    Want to know how to build a brand as a lawyer?  Wondering how to balance your personal interests with your career?  In this episode of The Legal Cheek Podcast, we chat to Chrissie Wolfe, YouTube star and personal injury lawyer – about all of that and more.

    • 11 min
    Episode 1: Why type of lawyer do you want to be, and why?

    Episode 1: Why type of lawyer do you want to be, and why?

    As part of Legal Cheek’s podcast series, a trio of City lawyers reflect on their reasons for pursuing a career in law and how their passion for their respective practice areas has developed over time.

    • 30 min

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