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What is First Steps?

This introductory programme will give you an insight into a career at CMS and put you in a strong position to apply for the CMS Academy.

An introduction to CMS and an office tour.

Skills sessions on effective networking, presentation skills and how to master the business of law.

The opportunity to shadow a trainee and see what life as a lawyer is really like. This means studying and getting hands-on with the day-to-day activities of trainees.

Networking opportunities with specialist lawyers who will let you in on the top tips to their practice areas.

Case study seminars to help develop your legal knowledge and practical flair for business.

Where is First Steps offered?

London, Bristol, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

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