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A Graduate Recruiter’s Guide Miniseries: How to Research Law Firms

The Legally Speaking Podcast are delighted to bring you all the ‘A Graduate Recruiters Guide’ Miniseries, featuring Paul Gascoyne from Shearman & Sterling. Paul is a Senior Recruitment Manager at Shearman & Sterling with over 10 years of experience in recruiting graduates and school leavers. Prior to this Paul worked at BPP Law School as a Senior Outreach Marketing Manager.  Paul is renowned for creating excellent resources for aspiring lawyers. The Miniseries will delve into how aspiring lawyers can master

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Life at the Magic Circle Miniseries – Making Partner

In the final episode of our ‘Life at the Magic Circle’ miniseries, Allen & Overy Partner, Paul Sampson, tells Robert Hanna about his experiences as a partner. Currently a Funds & Asset Management Partner at Allen & Overy, Paul has spent time working at all levels of the law, and shares his experiences and advice in this exclusive miniseries. In this insightful finale, Paul discusses: The experience of becoming a partner in the pandemic His exciting future plans for his

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Life at the Magic Circle Miniseries – Stepping Up as a Senior Associate

In the third and penultimate episode of our ‘Life at the Magic Circle Miniseries’, our host Robert Hanna welcomes Paul Sampson back on the show. Currently a Funds & Asset Management Partner at Allen & Overy, Paul has spent time working at all levels of the law, and shares his experiences and advice in this exclusive miniseries. This episode covers:  The skills and attributes needed to make the leap from an associate to a senior associate Some typical responsibilities of

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Life at the Magic Circle Miniseries – Becoming a Successful Associate

In the second episode of our ‘Life at the Magic Circle’ miniseries,  our host Robert Hanna is once again joined by Paul Sampson, as Paul describes life as an associate. Currently a Funds and Asset Management Partner at Allen & Overy,  Paul has spent time working at all levels of the law, and shares his excellent advice in our exclusive miniseries. This minisode covers: The benefits of doing a secondment before qualifying What changes when you qualify as an associate

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Life at the Magic Circle Miniseries – The Application

In the first episode of our new ‘Life at the Magic Circle’ miniseries, our host Robert Hanna is joined by Paul Sampson, a Funds & Asset Management Partner at Allen & Overy. In this educational first minisode, Paul gives his key advice for the application and interview stage, based on his experience as well as his wider industry knowledge. He also talks about his work as a Trainee at Allen & Overy. Topics covered include: More on his impressive career

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Thriving in Law Miniseries – Tom Stenner-Evans

In the final episode of our ‘Thriving In Law’ miniseries,  Robert Hanna welcomed Thrive Law‘s new partner, Tom Stenner-Evans.  Tom joined the firm in December 2020, after spending 14 years at a larger Top 100 national law firm. Based in Exeter, he was a partner in the firm’s employment team, and has significant experience in the education, charity, F&I and retail sectors. In this insightful miniseries finale Tom discusses: Why he recently joined Thrive Law after rising through the ranks

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Thriving in Law Miniseries – Alicia Collinson

In the penultimate episode of our ‘Thriving In Law’ miniseries, Robert Hanna welcomed Thrive Law solicitor Alicia Collinson onto the show. After a stint working at a large US firm in London, Alicia joined Thrive in April 2019. She embraces its progressive culture, pushing for better mental health and wellbeing provision in the industry. In the episode, Alicia talks about: Her journey, including more on her decision to step back from corporate law in London and join the ‘Thrive Tribe’ in Leeds

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Thriving in Law Miniseries – Imogen Hamblin

In the second episode of our Thriving In Law miniseries, Robert Hanna welcomed Thrive Law solicitor and LGBT rights advocate Imogen Hamblin onto the show. After meeting Jodie whilst studying for the profession, they started working together in July 2018. Like Jodie Hill (see Episode 1) she holds a unique interest in mental health and coaching employers on creating a positive and safe environment, enabling employees to thrive! In this episode she discusses: Her experience prior to joining Thrive Why she is

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Thriving In Law Miniseries – Jodie Hill

In the first episode of our Thriving In Law Miniseries, Robert Hanna welcomed Founder and Managing Director of Thrive Law, Jodie Hill, onto the show. After originally training as a barrister, Jodie set up the employment law firm at just 29. She has put diversity and inclusion at the heart of its philosophy and agenda. She’s determined to push workplace wellbeing up the national agenda. As part of this, she’s appeared on the likes of the BBC, Sky News, The

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Forbes Features Miniseries – Olga Mack

  In the final instalment of our Forbes Features Miniseries, our host Rob Hannamet the CEO of Parley Pro, Olga Mack. In addition to her demanding day-job at the helm of the collaborative contract management firm, she’s a speaker, author, blockchain strategist, women’s advocate and thought leader. During this in-depth miniseries finale, she explains to Rob her unconventional story and discusses her many initiatives as both a technologist and a lawyer. Some of the many topics covered include: Her background

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