6 December 2022

Graduate Recruitment - Meet the Teams

More Than Law Podcast host, Miri Stickland, is joined by various guests as they discuss the goings on in their departments, and what their days normally look like.

Episode 1 - Construction

Senior associates Daniel Burr and Dan Cudlipp and associate Lauren Hepburn join podcast host Miri Stickland to shed some light on the Construction team at Forsters. They discuss the best and worst parts of being a construction lawyer, exciting clients, and an average day in the life. The team also highlight the differences between contentious and non-contentious work and the key skills needed for success in each side of the team.

Non-contentious Tagline: The paperwork for the brickwork.

Contentious Tagline: Building your case when your building falls down.

Episode 2 - Commercial Real Estate

Partner Anthony Goodmaker, associate Anna Penn and trainee Cameron Turnbull join podcast host Miri Stickland to explain why Forsters’ Commercial Real Estate department is more than just easements and covenants. The team run through an average day, give insight into the firm’s culture and identify key skills. They also share their own motivations for qualifying into CRE, and highlight the importance of keeping an open mind throughout your training contract as you may be surprised by the seat you enjoy the most.

Episode 3 - Dispute Resolution

Counsel Bryan Shacklady, senior associate Ashleigh Carr and trainee Joe May join podcast host Miri Stickland to give insight into the Dispute Resolution team at Forsters. They explain how no two days are the same and highlight the personal and professional skills needed to be part of this collaborative department. The team also stress the importance of attention to detail within their work, and provide examples of the unexpected topics they have had to become experts on.

Tagline: The firm’s guardian angels.

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