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Are you wondering "why should I use LinkedIn?" Well, LinkedIn is a great platform for building professional relationships for legal sector professionals or students. Whether it's a new colleague, a fellow student, a connection from a vacation scheme or training contract, to a professional you admire, or maybe it's finding new opportunities that align with your values, LinkedIn can help. Whether you are a law student or experienced in...
Whether you are a law student, at the start of your legal career or established in your field, setting SMART goals are sure to help you to build the legal career you want. SMART goals ensure you have a clear roadmap, so you are not wondering what to do next. Your goals are not going to be achieved overnight, but this approach means you have a clear timeline so you can easily track your progress and continue to feel motivated. This...
We all know how competitive top law firm training contract and vacation scheme spots are, and firms are coming up with increasingly creative ways to help them identify the very best candidates from the deluge of applications they receive. It is very common nowadays to be asked to do an automated video interview in the early stages of a law firm’s trainee recruitment process. Think of it more like a pre-interview or even a living...
Not every career path begins immediately after secondary education, A-levels or University. For some people, discovering their true passion, skills, and aspirations does not develop until later in life . Experience in various fields and participation in the workforce can help hone career choices beyond traditional expectations. Becoming a solicitor is an attractive later-life option that appeals to people with experience in a broad range...
Training to be a solicitor is both costly and time consuming , but worthwhile for those with the drive and desire to pursue the benefits of a career in law. In the UK, qualifying as a solicitor can be accomplished through a rigorous course of academic and professional examinations and lengthy practical experience. The shortest route to qualification for prospective solicitors is for law graduates, but also students who have completed a...