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Junior Dealmaker

"You'll reach your £100 million target deal turnover - you'll reach it with a single deal!"

By way of introduction, I am a second year trainee completing my third seat in the Corporate department of our Manchester office. My path on the transactional trajectory began with an inaugural contentious seat in the Litigation department followed in earnest by a second seat in our specialist Asset Finance team. I am fast approaching the half-way mark in the corporate department and thought useful to take a step back, reflect and share my experiences of my first major transaction.

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Perspective of a Leeds trainee on secondment in Singapore

As part of the DLA Piper Graduate Programme I am currently on a six month secondment in the Singapore office Litigation and Regulatory team. Ever since I visited Singapore for Chinese New Year in February I knew it was a place I would come back to, so having the opportunity to live and work here for 6 months is incredible.

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My time in Bangkok (November 2017)

My name is Maud Murcia, I am a second-year trainee from the Birmingham office and I am currently spending the third seat of my training contract on secondment in Bangkok. Whilst in Thailand, I am working with the finance and projects team.

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