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Preparing for Qualification

8 Nov, 2018
Juanne Jambaz is a second year trainee currently in her final seat with the Property Disputes team. Juanne is preparing to qualify at the end of March, as she has recently had her...
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“Ignore the family court at your peril – it means what it says”

2 Nov, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor caught up with Benjamin Carter in the family department. In his article, Ben explains a recent judgement which reinforces the consequences of...
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Imposters, Professional Pressures and Perseverance

22 Oct, 2018
When I secured a training contract at Cripps, I was most excited by the prospect of working for a firm that is constantly evolving, while fostering a truly inclusive work culture...
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E-signatures – the way forward in M&A transactions?

12 Oct, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Erin Willock in the corporate team.   In her article, Erin provides insight into e-signatures, the Law Commission’s...
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Finding it difficult to plan for later life? You’re not alone…

5 Oct, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Hannah Baker in the private client team.   In her article, Hannah provides insight into planning for retirement. ...
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‘No-Deal’ Brexit: what might happen for family law cases?

28 Sep, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Helen Fisher and Claire Tollefson  in the family team.  In their article, Helen and Claire explore the potential impact...
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A message to a future trainee

17 Sep, 2018
by: Cripps
It feels like yesterday I was on my way to the office on the first day of my training contract, eager to meet my fellow trainees and new colleagues. I am now in my department of...
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A day in the life of a private client trainee

7 Sep, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee blog team caught up with Tom Bushell. Tom is currently completing his second seat with the non-contentious private client practice at Cripps. 08:45 I...
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The Perils of Partnership Law

31 Aug, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Tom Bourne, a senior associate in the commercial disputes team. Tom advises individuals and businesses in a wide range of...
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Training contract application: cracking the interview

24 Aug, 2018
This week the trainee solicitor blog team caught up Ed Dickinson, a first year trainee in the Commercial team. Ed gives his thoughts on how to crack the training contract...
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“Describe a time where you went above and beyond”

17 Aug, 2018
This week the trainee solicitor blog team caught up with Natasha Holme. Natasha is a second seat trainee in the property dispute resolution team and an active member of the charity...
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Achieving a work-life balance

10 Aug, 2018
The phrase ‘work-life balance’ is used in everyday conversation across the world. For many, finding the right balance is the ultimate achievement and perceived to be the root...
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The Brexit White Paper: Employment law implications

3 Aug, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Erica Dennett, partner and head of the Employment team.  Erica advises clients across a wide range of sectors and...
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A day in the new London office

27 Jul, 2018
by: Cripps
This week the Cripps trainee blog caught up with Lucy Knight, a second year trainee in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team. Lucy’s seat is based in the Tunbridge Wells...
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CVAs: A few things you should know

20 Jul, 2018
by: Cripps
You might have seen the term “CVA” hitting the headlines recently, with a flock of well known high street names the likes of House of Fraser and Mothercare amongst companies...
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On Secondment: a day in the life of a Cripps trainee

11 Jul, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee blog caught up with Elizabeth Robertson, a first year trainee in the Real Estate division. Read on to find out more about her experiences as a trainee...
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Cripps’ employees are flying sky high

6 Jul, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Natasha Holme, a first year trainee solicitor in the Property Dispute Resolution team. In her article Natasha discusses...
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Cripps conquers the Three Peaks

29 Jun, 2018
Last weekend an intrepid team of thirteen Cripps mountaineers completed the Three Peaks Challenge, successfully climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in aid of Rethink...
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The gas may be safe but is the decision in Caridon Property Ltd v Monty Shooltz?

20 Jun, 2018
This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog team caught up with Natasha Holme, a first year trainee currently sitting in property dispute resolution. In her article, Natasha...
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Life as a trainee solicitor ... outside of the law

12 Jun, 2018
Being a trainee solicitor at Cripps isn’t just about developing your core legal, commercial and interpersonal skills by doing interesting and challenging work for a broad range...
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