Before becoming a first seat trainee, I had worked as a Paralegal for BLM for just over three years and already had an understanding of the firm. Other than getting my training contract underway, one of the main things that excited me most was becoming more involved in BLM’s CSR activity.
I am eight months into my training contact and have found myself already looking back and wondering where the last eight months have gone.
Last week marked the start of my fourth and final seat of my Training Contract (TC) at BLM which seems like a good time to look back at the last 18 months and the three seats that I have sat in.
On the third seat of my training contract with BLM I was fortunate enough to be seconded to Professional Risk Insurance Brokers, Griffiths & Armour (G&A). Throughout the seat I mainly assisted G&A’s professional indemnity claims team on a wide variety of cases where allegations of negligence had been made against their policyholders.
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Gaining a training contract is competitive, and most often an online application is the first hurdle. Any given application form can take hours to complete, so it is important to get it right and avoid silly mistakes. Continue reading “Online application form: how to be successful”