Project management has always been a focus across professional services, such as Financial, Banking and Insurance but only in the past couple of years has the function seen significant growth in the sector that has been so resistant to change; Legal.
Which area of law?
This is the logical place to start and does set the platform for the rest of your career to develop. It’s a question to consider very carefully. Consider which area of law you have enjoyed the most and why? Where are you particularly strong technically? How would you develop a career in that particular sector? Is your training contract set up in such that has a bias towards non-contentious or contentious work? Perhaps most importantly, which area could you talk through most knowledgeably and enthusiastically. There isn’t anything wrong with considering multiple areas but think about how this might dilute your applications.