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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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Law Careers Fair

If you’re interested in a career in Law, don’t miss the Law Careers Fair!  Taking place in 3Sixty There’s no need to book a place for the Fair – you can drop in any time between 1 and 3 pm. Come along for the opportunity to meet employers, network, and learn more about the career …

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Have you explored The Lawyer Portal?

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You might have already heard of it, but if not – welcome to the Lawyer Portal.   Their content helps guide thousands of students through tricky admissions tests, applications and interview processes to achieve their dream careers in law.   Based in London, the Lawyer Portal has ongoing partnerships with the Bar Council, the Law Society, BPP …

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