E21 – Roger Margand on being a solicitor (Interview)

Are you interested in a career as a solicitor or attorney? Do you want to know what a solicitor’s typical day involves or what things are important in trainee solicitor applications? Listen to today’s episode to find out and improve your legal English vocabulary.

In today’s episode I interview Roger Margand, partner and solicitor at Spire Solicitors LLP, Norwich, UK. Roger talks about his firm, the training process to become a solicitor and what his work involves. We discuss:

  • The process of becoming a solicitor;
  • A good training contract application;
  • What skills solicitors need;
  • The typical work of a solicitor;
  • The different types of partners in a law firm.

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