Ep. 4 The Trainee Lowdown: What makes a good trainee?

In this episode, we explore the role of a trainee and how you can put your best foot forward.

Date Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Foot Anstey brings you a new podcast series that gives you an insiders perspective on getting your legal career off the ground.

What's in this episode?

Second year Trainees Oliver Toomey and Lauren Donnison are joined by Partner, Adam McKenna and Solicitor, Lucie Wickens to discuss what makes a successful trainee and how to get the most out of your training contract.

Our hosts and guests discuss:

  • How to prepare for and make the most of each seat
  • Why feedback is important and how to make the most of the guidance and advice you receive
  • How to approach client work as well as develop your profile
  • The behaviours and actions that a successful trainee can take to have a positive impact
  • Why to say 'yes' and get involved with activities within the wider firm

Podcast speakers

Useful resources

Access all the previous episodes our podcast via our dedicated Trainee Lowdown podcast page. 

Ep. 4 The Trainee Lowdown: What makes a good trainee?