In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined by Charles Jeffery, Director of Litigation Financing at Harbour, the largest privately-owned, dedicated litigation and arbitration funder in the world.

During the episode, Charles explains what litigation financing is, who the clients are, and what to expect from a career in the profession. He also talks about a few of his most memorable and high-value cases, and explains the logistics of such a case.

Charles also provides exceptional advice for student lawyers, which include top tips on how to be a trusted advisor, relationship building and networking. 

Interested in a career in Litigation Funding at Harbour? Check out the firms opportunities here: on LinkedIn or by email.

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined by Sherelle Appleby, in-house Pupil Barrister at Browne Jacobson LLP.

Sherelle discusses her experience being the first team member to embark on the firm’s two-year pupillage programme and explains the difference between working as a pupil in-house at a law firm and a traditional barristers chambers.

Sherelle also talks about how to make the most of mini-pupillage experiences and provides exceptional advice to all student lawyers starting out in the careers. 

Interested in pupillage opportunities at Brown Jacobson? Check out the firm’s pupillage programme: https://www.brownejacobson.com/careers/join-us/pupillage

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined by Mario Wälti, Corporate and M&A attorney and renowned hip-hop artist based in Switzerland.

During the episode, Mario talks about why he chose a career in law, some of the biggest and most memorable transactions he has worked on, and what it is like to work and live in Switzerland.

Mario also talks about his successful music career and provides exceptional advice to those starting off in their career.

Check out Mario’s, aka EMM, playlist on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5Krys0EWa2Jy2pg7zqTwLO?si=rj4AvIvnTKGY0hjs6nryxA

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal is joined by Danielle Lecomber, a Chartered Financial Planner who started off her career journey as a law student before branching off into the fascinating world of financial services, working as a Paraplanner and subsequently qualifying as a Chartered Financial Planner.

Danielle explains the role of a Chartered Financial Planner, how she obtained the coveted Chartered status, and also provides advice to law students and graduates who are interested in exploring careers outside of the law where they can still use the skills they have developed during their degrees.

Danielle also provides some financial tips for those entering the world of work who would like some guidance about how best to manage their money, and explains the benefits of working with a financial planner.  

Connect with Danielle:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniellelecomber/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleLecomberDipPFS/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thoughtprovokingfinance/?hl=en

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal is joined by Bal Atwal. After completing his training contract at Trowers & Hamlins and working as an Associate in the Real Estate department at DLA Piper, Bal made the switch from private practice at a global law firm to working as an in-house lawyer at West Midlands Police.

Bal provides fascinating insight into the legal work involved in the Police, the benefits that working in-house had provided him, and tips for student lawyer listeners about how they can explore in-house careers. 

Be sure to leave us a rating and review if you enjoyed this episode, and share with friends and colleagues who may be interested in in-house careers!

To connect with Bal: https://www.linkedin.com/in/baljinder-singh-atwal-2a57996b

Learn more about Birmingham Solicitors' Group:  https://birminghamsolicitorsgroup.org/ 

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Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

In this episode, Camilla Uppal speaks with Laura Frederick, founder of the platform How to Contract, a practical contract training platform for lawyers.

Laura provides insight into her fascinating career in Big Law and as Senior Commercial Counsel at Tesla, and explains where her passion for contracts stems from. Laura also shares the challenges she faced in her law career and how she overcame them, as well as providing her top tips on how to draft better contracts and avoid common mistakes!

Laura also shares advice as a female entrepreneur to other women thinking of setting up their own businesses!

Connect with Laura:
Website: https://www.howtocontract.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurafredericklaw/ 

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined by Michael Cleary, Managing Director at Mast-Jägermeister UK.

During the episode, Michael talks about the commercial growth of Jägermeister and the company’s marketing initiatives which includes a discussion about its £2 million marketing campaign, New Mix New Beat.

Michael also explains the risks and challenges to the alcohol industry, such as environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) matters, the pandemic, Brexit and new legislation and regulations that are on the government’s agenda.

Michael and Stephanie also discuss the current consumer trends and the future of the alcohol industry, and Michael provides advice to Student Lawyer’s considering a career as an in-house lawyer at a company in the alcohol industry.

The Secret Is Ice Cold  - watch the campaign here: https://vimeo.com/652788801/37764cc122

N.B - The Secret Is Ice Cold film features a new track produced for the campaign by celebrated DJ and Producer, Majestic, whose remix of Boney M’s “Rasputin” amassed over 300 million streams last year!

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined by Dan Wyatt, Partner at RPC, who specialises in commercial litigation with a focus on civil fraud, and crypto and digital asset disputes.

During the episode Dan and Stephanie discuss cryptocurrency and digital assets from a commercial and legal point of view. Dan also explains what is typically in dispute over digital assets, and talks about Lavinia Deborah Osbourne v (1) Persons Unknown (2) Ozone Networks Inc., a novel case to the English courts and a milestone in the legal treatment of NFTs under English law.

Dan also provides his opinion on how digital assets could transpire into the metaverse, whether cryptocurrency could ever become legal tender in the UK, and lastly, provides exceptional advice to students as to how to become commercially aware, become a successful trainee solicitor and be on track to partnership.

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais speaks with William Peake, London based litigation Partner at Harneys, a global offshore law firm.

Having spent a vast amount of time working in the Cayman Islands and advising banks and investment vehicles and their liquidators, shareholders and directors in relation to disputes, William has exceptional knowledge of how to succeed as an offshore litigator.

During the episode, William discusses the benefits of having an offshore practice and explains why obtaining a dual qualification can enhance a lawyer’s onshore practices. Additionally, William talks about the Saad Litigation case, the longest and highest value fraud case trial in the Cayman Islands, in which he acted as lead partner for the official liquidators of a Cayman SPV.

William also provides his invaluable advice to student lawyers which includes how to succeed as a trainee and associate and partner later on in life.

Careers at Harneys: www.harneys.com/careers/

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal speaks with Daniel Black, Commercial and Insolvency and Civil and Employment law Barrister at 3 Hare Court.

Daniel discusses his journey from a state-school in Scotland, to earning a first class degree from the University of Glasgow, studying in the USA and ultimately securing pupillage in London. 

Daniel provides actionable advice for students who are aiming for a first-class degree, tips for improving advocacy skills and advice for how to make successful pupillage applications.

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