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5 Things To Consider When Thinking Of A Career Change To Law

As someone who came late to the legal profession – I was 34 when I started the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) – I am frequently approached by friends who are thinking of changing career to law. These are my responses to the questions I am most often asked. 1. I haven’t been a student […]

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Securing Informal Work Experience

In a world where a 2:1 degree, strong extra-curricular activities and a regular attendance at law fairs and career events has become the norm, it is increasingly important to gain as much legal work experience as possible. This is for one obvious and perhaps two less obvious reasons: (1) as a way to boost the CV […]

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New Training Contract Vacancy (Sept 2015 Start), Sykes Anderson Perry, London

Vacancy Posted Here On: 2 March 2015 Name of firm/company: Sykes Anderson Perry Location: City of London Job Vacancy: Training Contract Vacancy (Sep 2015 Start) Job Type: Permanent Minimum Requirements: Bright motivated candidates with a minimum 2:1 or equivalent degree and who have completed the LPC or who will do so this year. Salary: Not Specified How […]

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eBook Recommendation – Legally Started: tried and tested strategies to break into the legal profession

I was recently pleased to help out with the design for a new eBook authored by City solicitor Luke Murphy. It’s aimed at giving students and graduates a leg up into the legal profession. It contains some great advice around some job search and career progression strategies you need to know. I thoroughly recommend you […]

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Building The Foundations For a Solid Training Contract Application

There is plenty of advice given on how to make a successful training contract application. However, if you don’t put the right foundations in place first, you may find your applications are unsuccessful even if you follow all of the application advice. Therefore, I want to give you some advice on how to build the […]

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