Nick Stewart – Toddler Murray

Nick Stewart – Toddler Murray

First time parents are aware that at three months old, their newborn child officially becomes an infant. Law firms are aware that at three months, trainees have their first PEAT2 Quarterly Performance Review (PQPR). This denotes a trainee’s official graduation from newborn to infant status. The milestone for each is marked by chubbier cheeks, personality galore and a … Continue reading

Summer Law School winner revealed

Summer Law School winner revealed

Congratulations to Danielle Ashton from The University of Dundee who was the winner of the Tods Murray Summer Law School Interview, due to take place in January 2014.  Danielle was one of the hundreds who entered our prize draw during our visits to the university law fairs in the last few months. Danielle is currently … Continue reading

Nick Stewart – On this day…..

Nick Stewart – On this day…..

A few facts about today: It is Alaska Day, Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan was born (1127) and most notably it marks the end of my eighth week as a first year trainee at Tods Murray. Since my last blog I have had excellent exposure to the work undertaken within the Corporate Department in Glasgow. My … Continue reading

Our law fair tour finished yesterday at Glasgow University

Our law fair tour finished yesterday at Glasgow University

The Team Tods roadtrip around the Scottish University law fairs finally came to an end yesterday. After visiting, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Strathclyde and Dundee, the final stop was made at my home University, Glasgow. I remember all too well going to the law fair as a younger student. Along with providing a fantastic opportunity to pick … Continue reading

Come and say hello today at Glasgow University Law Fair

Come and say hello today at Glasgow University Law Fair

We are all looking forward to seeing everyone at today’s Glasgow University Law Fair! I along with many others in Team Tods will be on hand to answer questions about the Tods Murray traineeship, Summer Law School, application process and life as a trainee solicitor. Please feel free to come and have a chat with … Continue reading

A sunny day at Dundee University Law Fair

A sunny day at Dundee University Law Fair

There was an excellent turnout at the Law Fair today in a surprisingly sunny Dundee. The rays of sunshine proved the best backdrop for the Brighter Future Frisbees on display at the Tods stand! Thanks to all who turned out and took the opportunity to speak to us. It was brilliant to get the chance … Continue reading

Team Tods rolls into Dundee today

Team Tods rolls into Dundee today

I am looking forward to attending the Dundee University Law Fair today along with the rest of Team Tods.  Having attended many a law fair in my time it will be nice to be offering some down to earth, invaluable advice to those seeking a career in law. There is no better way to get … Continue reading

A great day at Strathclyde University Law Fair 2013

A great day at Strathclyde University Law Fair 2013

Thank you to all who visited the Tods Murray stand at the Strathclyde Law Fair on Friday. It was great to meet so many enthusiastic students who were keen to learn more about the Firm. The Summer Law School is a really great opportunity, so I was delighted to share my experience as a 2013 … Continue reading

Team Tods at Strathclyde Uni Law Fair 2013

Team Tods at Strathclyde Uni Law Fair 2013

Team Tods will be attending the Strathclyde University Law Fair this Friday (4 October) to meet and greet law students. If you’re an LLB or Diploma student and want to find out more about our Summer Law School and traineeship programme, please come and say hello.  We’ll have Lynn Crichton (Summer Law School student 2013), … Continue reading

Summer Law School 2014  – Applications open

Summer Law School 2014 – Applications open

The Tods Murray 2014 SummerLawSchool application window is now open! The Summer Law School is a unique opportunity to sample life as a solicitor whilst studying for your law degree. Our eight week programme enables you to obtain valuable exposure to various transactions well beyond what can be achieved during shorter placements. Applications are already … Continue reading

Ruth Lyall – It feels good to be back!

Ruth Lyall – It feels good to be back!

As I begin to compose the first instalment of my blog post, I encounter a strange sense of deja vu from my days of blogging as a Summer Law School student.  It is hard to believe that two years have passed since I was last with the Firm! Perhaps even more alarming, is the speed … Continue reading

Tods at University of Edinburgh Law Fair

Tods at University of Edinburgh Law Fair

5 years ago, I was 3rd year law student with dreams of landing a good, well rounded traineeship at a reputable firm. And like everyone else around me, I was drowning in applications, CVs, covering letters, quizzes and the dreaded psychometric tests! I attended the Law Fair simply out of interest, and for the free … Continue reading

Law Fair season…

Law Fair season…

It’s that time of year again.  Scottish Universities are gearing up for the Autumn Law Fairs.  Tods Murray will be at the following: The University of Edinburgh on Wednesday 18th September The University of Strathclyde on Friday 4th October The University of Aberdeen on Monday 7th October The University of Dundee on Tuesday 8th October … Continue reading

Nick Stewart – Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero

Nick Stewart – Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero

Translating to: ‘pluck the day, trusting as little to the future’  Don’t worry I had to google that! I’m certainly no Cicero. The point? My career starts here!! My fellow trainees and I started our induction last week, getting trained on the myriad of systems used at Tods Murray. The training – as I expected … Continue reading

Welcome to our new trainees

Welcome to our new trainees

Hannah, Harriet, Katy, Nick, Ruth and Will  joined Tods Murray last week.  They all participated in our Summer Law School in 2010 or 2011, so have already spent 6 weeks with us. During their time as trainees they will have 4 six-month seats in our legal departments and also have the opportunity to be attached … Continue reading

A final big thank you to all 11 of our students.

A final big thank you to all 11 of our students.

Our 2013 summer students have now completed their 8 week placement with Tods Murray.  Over the summer they have all got involved in the life of our firm, gaining valuable experience in their allocated departments but also helping out at events, raising money for charity and playing sport and socialising. We would all like to … Continue reading