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Allen & Overy Webinars & Podcasts

Series Two Episode 6 - Partnership 102 - Becoming A New Type Of Partner

Series Two Episode 6 - Partnership 102 - Becoming A New Type Of Partner

1st November 2020

We connect with Shruti Ajitsaria, A&O’s first Advanced Delivery Partner and Head of Fuse. She discusses her career path from first getting the idea for Fuse to becoming a new type of partner.

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Setting yourself up for success: vacation scheme applications

Setting yourself up for success: vacation scheme applications

5th October 2020

Hear from a graduate recruitment specialist at A&O and two former vac scheme students talk about their experiences on the firm’s vacation scheme in both virtual and face-to-face formats.

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Series 2 Episode 2 - What Does It Mean To Be An In-House Lawyer?

Series 2 Episode 2 - What Does It Mean To Be An In-House Lawyer?

1st October 2020

We connect with Chantal du Toit, a Senior Legal Counsel at Shell and former A&O Associate in Arbitration. She talks about her transition from private practice to in-house and her experience as an in-house lawyer at a high-profile global company.

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Series 2 Episode 3 - Legal Tech - from buzzword to graduate opportunities

Series 2 Episode 3 - Legal Tech - from buzzword to graduate opportunities

1st October 2020

We connect with one of A&O’s legal tech specialists, a trainee who went on secondment to our ideas and innovation team, and a participant in our advanced delivery graduate scheme. They discuss legal tech use and development as well as graduate opportunities in this space.

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Series 2 Episode 4 - Solicitor Diaries: Life In A Tech Start-Up

Series 2 Episode 4 - Solicitor Diaries: Life In A Tech Start-Up

1st October 2020

We connect with Ricky Cohen, former General Counsel and Legal Product Architect at Nivaura, a Fuse start-up that delivers capital markets automation solutions. As an A&O alumni, Ricky explores the transition from working in a global law firm to life in a tech start-up.

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Series 2 Episode 5 - How To Turn Your Vacation Scheme Into A Training Contract

Series 2 Episode 5 - How To Turn Your Vacation Scheme Into A Training Contract

1st October 2020

We connect with two current trainees from law and non-law backgrounds who previously participated in vacation schemes in the City. We also catch up with Emma Barker, who is a member of the graduate recruitment team and leads on our early engagement programmes.

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Series 2 Episode 1 - Brave New Legal World. Insights from the Global Managing Partner

Series 2 Episode 1 - Brave New Legal World. Insights from the Global Managing Partner

1st September 2020

We connect with Gareth Price, who was recently elected as the firm's Global Managing Partner. He discusses the election process, what the role entails, A&O's future direction and how trainees and associates can be a part of it.

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Series 1 Episode 6 - One final hurdle: the assessment centre

Series 1 Episode 6 - One final hurdle: the assessment centre

18th November 2019

In this final episode of Launch, our host discusses how to prepare for and put your best self forward during the assessment centre.

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Series 1 Episode 5 - From law to a new challenge. The world is your oyster

Series 1 Episode 5 - From law to a new challenge. The world is your oyster

11th November 2019

Tom Stancliffe, a former associate in the corporate group, shares his journey from law to co-founding TRIBE, a natural sports and nutrition brand.

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Series 1 Episode 4 - When written applications and skills tests start making sense

Series 1 Episode 4 - When written applications and skills tests start making sense

4th November 2019

In this episode of Launch, our host discusses how to approach written applications and prepare for skills tests.

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Series 1 Episode 3 - Partnership 101: The journey is what you make it

Series 1 Episode 3 - Partnership 101: The journey is what you make it

4th November 2019

Will Samengo-Turner, a newly-appointed partner in the corporate group, shares his journey to partnership and sheds some light on the challenges that come with it.

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Series 1 Episode 2 - How can I make the most of my pre-application experience?

Series 1 Episode 2 - How can I make the most of my pre-application experience?

28th October 2019

In this episode of Launch, our host discusses the different types of work experience, academics and extracurriculars that law firms are looking for.

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Series 1 Episode 1 - There is more than one way into law

Series 1 Episode 1 - There is more than one way into law

28th October 2019

MaameYaa Kwafo-Akoto, a senior associate in the funds and asset management group, shares her unconventional journey into law.

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