Tag: Law

How to explore alternative legal careers after graduating by Sofia Tyson

As you progress through your law degree at university, you’ll typically be bombarded with talk of training contract applications, vacation schemes and pupillages. Since these are the most conventional career paths in law, students can often feel pressured to conform and apply for these positions, fearful that they would otherwise be wasting what is a …

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How to succeed in Law: 10 practical tips for new lawyers

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Written by Ali Panchoo, experienced Senior Marketing Executive and content writer at Qredible.co.uk with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Law is in practice for decades all over the world. The United States has the most number of laws in the world. Moreover, new rules and regulations are always put in …

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Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups: a scheme run by Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

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Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that it is working with five other sets of Chambers to create a mentoring scheme, which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those underrepresented groups …

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Women in leadership: and interview with Dr Bolanle Adebola

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Dr Bolanle Adebola Current Job Role: Lecturer in International Commercial Law Previous roles/ background: I’m a qualified barrister and solicitor of the Nigerian Supreme Court. I have a PhD in Law, with expertise in corporate insolvency and restructuring law. I’m also an associate of the Governance Institute (ICSA). Co-leader of the UoR Staff BAME Network. …

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Upcoming events from Target Jobs

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Target Jobs have a number of events open to students in the UK this term. Here’s what’s coming up! 28 February 2020 KPMG, London  IT’s back and we are looking for more female STEM students looking to explore their options in Technology and get the confidence, knowledge and contacts they need to succeed. Find out …

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