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Has anyone else heard talk of renaming ESL students as something more asset/growth-oriented such as English for Multilanguage Learners?
When someone asks how much increment I got, what should I say as I don't want to disclose it?
Saw this in the AD and caught my eye. New to Grand Seiko. Any thoughts on this manual spring drive? Will there be any discount for GS?
Slightly odd question, but I'm going into cyber consulting as a graduate at Deloitte - what laptop will I be provided? I've been told it's either going to be a HP pavilion or a Macbook Pro and been eyeing up buying myself an IMac for personal use if I'm getting a MacBook Pro for professional use.
First time I see CSK fighting in IPL 2020
Tomorrow I’m reporting my white female coworker to HR.
It’s more of a protection measure for me but for once, I’m standing up for myself.
The never ending question to go full time or stay freelance. For the people who made the switch one way or another, what helped you decide what the best option was for you and your desired lifestyle?
How much can a ETL developer with experience across Informatica, DataStage and recently Azure/AWS expect in today's market? Total YOE is 10 with Azure/AWS at 2 YOE.
Thank you for your prayers! I got the offer!
For those of you that have been in bi or data science consulting for a while, how many projects are actually smooth/not a complete clusterf*ck or sh*tshow? I’ve been in ERP consulting cont.
What are the chances of TCS matching my offer as i have second offer from capgemini and wanted to ask TCS to match my ctc. Tata Consultancy
Who here has invested or looked into RHOC (Rchain) as a long term investment ? Why or why not ?
I have received the offer from Society Generale. How is the company in terms of job security and work life balance.
Kindly suggest. Société Générale
If you have Salesforce experience and want a consulting gig with 40-45 hour weeks, I'm hiring Managers and Senior Managers for my federal consulting team. DM me for details.
Anyone who recently did his/her H1B transfer with ZS Associates ? How much time does it typically take? Also, any odd cases of RFE/Denial with that?
Has anyone taken the CMT, chartered market technician? If so how many months did you study for level one?
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Any thoughts on Latham in London? Considering a move out of MC and hear they are very strong at Finance. Also any insight into base pay bracket for 2PQE?
I’m a 50 year old attorney at a very reputable law firm in DC. Have dreamed of working in London- taking QLTS to become solicitor- but wondering- will there be a job? Worried about age discrimination!
Has anyone here ever worked offshore e.g. Cayman Islands? If so, what are your thoughts on working/living there?
Does anyone have insight into Google's commercial counsel roles in the UK? E.g. department structure, compensation, typical work day eyc
London folk, question for you: do firms and offices in London not recruit candidates directly? I hardly see positions advertised on the websites of these firms but there are vacancies that they seem to recruit for through recruiters. What’s the deal here? Does it make sense to approach firms by yourself at all? Would appreciate any insight I can get on the matter. Thank you!
I am a US attorney with a very reputable environmentaL firm. Passed the MCT and will take the OSCE in May. Would love any and all advice about how law firm or in-house hiring in London works.
Leaving my (London, big US) firm; HR has sent me various confirmations they are asking me to sign “before my last day”: I haven’t taken any docs, am aware of my regulatory obligations, don’t have any claims against the firm, have returned everything I need to return etc etc etc. This feels like an obvious try-on: the firm isn’t paying me anything to sign, my reg obligations are unaffected by it etc. How do others manage these? Just walk out on last day?
UK attorney moving to the UK: how much money do you need to make to be able to live well in London? I’m on the NY scale but might need to take a pay cut. How much is good non-NYC scale pay for London?
How big a step up is it as an associate in a Magic Circle firm to a US firm in terms of hours and responsibility?
Self-described ‘aggressive litigators’ are insecure lawyers compensating poor technical skills with unjustified pressure.
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Folks: what are your thoughts about Taylor Wessing? I focus on VC and M&A work and TW seems to be a good fit but I don’t know how they’re viewed in the market and what the pay is. Any insight helpful!
I'm moving from Scotland to London in September, looking to buy a flat, what are some nice / ok areas within 45 minute commute of Paddington?
Looking around the £300-£350k mark.
Obviously viewing are tricky just now so would prefer to avoid any areas that are overly...stab-y from my search to save some time.
US Lawyers in London: how are you doing your taxes in US and UK to avoid double taxation? Do you use an accountant?
To those who were NQs in 2008/2009 and didn’t get retained - what did you do? Did you paralegal? I’m a fourth seater really struggling to find anything as literally no firms are recruiting NQs right now.
Are BigLaw hours in London really that bad? Would an MC firm be a safer option as a foreign qualified lawyer looking to make a move.
What are peoples opinions on work from home? It seems to be an unpopular opinion but as a junior I despise it. I work 3 feet from my bed, I find the barriers of a phone/email between me and a senior to add a huge amount of stress to my life and I think it’s stunting my career development at my firm because I can’t build relationships as effectively. I’ve never at all had mental health issues before but now am really starting to feel burnt out and anxious most of the time. What do you think?
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Latham? Kirkland? White & Case? Not facetious answer if you are looking for UK BigLaw:-
A&O had the best training in the City but did themselves real damage in the credit crisis and beyond, no idea what they stand for now. RE allegedly their strongest suit now.
CC have been waning for a long time, didn’t invest people in key practices, lost their strongest people to US firms.
Freshfields has some good people and strong areas around M&A and structured finance but don’t go so well internationally, narrow focus generally.
Slaughters don’t do international at all (well hardly). Are more commercial than they used to be, but ruthless and difficult to get on there.
Links had its day when it became more than a boys club, but promoted the good people out of the practices.
Have a look at the rankings of US firms in London and ask yourself if the Magic Circle firms are really going to be competing in 10 years.
Super interesting response - thanks!
Agreed re American firm’s offices in London, but this is more of a personal interest question regarding the magic circle.
Could you possibly expand on your LL comments, and the comments re: S&M’s ruthlessness/career trajectories?
Surely we can all agree Links are the worst?
I want to say Clifford Chance, because I developed a love affair with them at university. Sadly it was not reciprocated.
I’ve definitely heard that having moved into practice. Trainees wooed by the slick “Are You Ready” marketing getting rapidly disillusioned and leaving at 2PQE
Ok, no more joke answers plz
What are your criteria? Entirely subjectively, I’d say:
1 = S&M/FF
3= A&O / LL
I don’t think the OP was looking for UK BigLaw but for MC...