Sociology

  • It's the final countdown...

    This past year has been a world wind ride: -       I have met Sir Trevor McDonald for the CR Awards -       I have helped run the Young Talent Programme with some of the children from ‘Educating the East End’ -      ...

  • Young Talent Programme

      As part of my role as the Employee Relations & CR Administrator I help organise and run the Young Talent Programme. The Young Talent Programme works with Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow which was featured as the school that was...

  • London Legal Walk

    At this time when we are celebrating the anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, supporting access to justice remains as essential as ever. Lord Neuberger   A team of us from Simmons & Simmons, along with the Lord...

  • Moreland Reading Scheme

    I have fond memories of the reading corner at my primary school and so when I heard about the firm's reading mentoring scheme at Moreland Primary School I decided to get involved. I have been involved for the past few...

  • LGBT History Month

    LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month in February aims to celebrate the achievements and progression for the LGBT community in the UK and as a Stonewall Star Performer Simmons & Simmons hosted a variety of events. I work...

  • Finding Myself...

    Not in the sense of doing yoga and being Zen and enlightened but finding my replacement – ‘the new me’. Recently we held an assessment centre to find the next Corporate Responsibility (CR) placement student. Being in a small team...

  • HR Community

    During my placement I decided to join the HR Community team. A big part of my placement ‘fear’ was about ‘fitting in’- the idea of not having anyone to go to lunch with fills me with dread - silly I...

  • Graduate Recruitment Events

    One thing I love about my job is that there are so many different aspects to it – as I previously mentioned in my last blog. This month I have been helping the Graduate Recruitment team and have attended law fairs...

  • Third of the way through already!

    I am officially four months in to my placement. I work in a top city law firm as an Employee Relations & CR administrator, in HR. To be honest I didn’t know what I wanted from a placement so applied...