A guide to legal work experienceBy Coventry University Careers Service By Coventry University Careers Service
legal sector is an extremely competitive occupational area. In addition to the sheer number of law undergraduates each year, graduates from non-law degree courses are able to convert to law.
Hunting for legal work experienceBy Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw By Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw
work experience, we mean informal work experience or shadowing at a law firm, charity or company. You can also get formal experience, such as vacation schemes, mini pupillages or marshalling.
Law firm open daysBy Jos Weale, Managing Editor, AllAboutLaw By Jos Weale, Managing Editor, AllAboutLaw
law firms offer open days as an option for undergraduates and graduates, both from law and non-law degrees, to come into their offices and find out more about what they
Law gap yearBy Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk By Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk
what? Yep, you read that right. A law gap year. “But I thought gap years were where you went travelling around the world, sipping cocktails on a sun lounger in Miami?” Well,
Legal work experience ideasBy Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw By Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw
you’re interested in pursuing a legal career, it is important to gain some practical experience outside of your studies to really give your applications the edge. While the Legal Practice Course
MarshallingBy Rajesh Vora By Rajesh Vora
those of you who are not aware, marshalling involves shadowing a judge. Ordinarily, one can marshal for anything between one day and one week. I have marshalled twice, once for three days and once
The importance of legal work experienceBy Emily Bardsley, LLB Graduate By Emily Bardsley, LLB Graduate
record numbers of students to sift through each year, employers are now looking for the CV that stands out from the rest. There has been a downward trend in the
Visiting the courtsBy Jennivive Maynard, BPTC graduate By Jennivive Maynard, BPTC graduate
the courts is one of the most important things that aspiring solicitors and barristers can do. When I was an LLB student, I always found going to the Magistrates’ Courts and