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The exposure to different practice areas during my training contract threw up a few unexpected surprises, including one which made me rethink my long held goal of practising in private client

2 July 2015

Seat rotation during the training contract has many benefits for trainees aside from simply acquiring knowledge of the different areas. Rotation gives trainees an opportunity to become known around their firm, thus building relationships that are invaluable for cross-selling in the future.

It also provides a great chance to gain a useful insight into and an understanding of the similarities and differences between each department within a firm.

Where possible, it seems sensible for trainees to utilise these opportunities to their fullest extent, and in very broad terms, attempting to undertake seats across the areas of business, property and private client. A good law firm will encourage trainees to do this as well as trying to accommodate them doing so.

On that note, I feel that it is worth taking other peoples advice in this respect and not ...

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