Final Year

Thinking About Doing a Degree In Law? The Basics

This piece considers four different points that are important when establishing whether a Law degree is right for you, and whether you are right for one.

Interview with Louis Huglin – Associate in Film, TV & Theatre at Harbottle & Lewis

Louis Huglin is an Associate in Film, TV & Theatre at UK-based law firm Harbottle & Lewis. O

Skills, Skills, Skills: Demonstrating your Skills in a Job Application

Alongside expressing your enthusiasm and motivation to work for a particular law firm, demonstrating

Commercial Awareness – The Elephant in the Room

Written by Shelina Khudurun Commercial Awareness. This is one the most important phrases that you wi

How to Survive the Final Year of a Law Degree: A Guide to Success

Jodie McMaster provides useful tips for the final year law students to stay motivated and organised. The key to achieve 2.1 degree is resilience, motivation, early revision and organised way of living.

An Essential Guide for Law Firm Applications

With application opening dates for both vacation schemes and training contracts fast approaching, Emily Townsend gives us her tips on how to best prepare and what sort of things you have to take into account when attempting any applications.

Studying the BPTC Part-time: Pros and Cons

Matt Ahluwalia discusses the pros and cons of studying the Bar Professional Training Course part-time, and also includes some personal experience.

Life as a Paralegal

Lauren Stone provides an insight into life as a paralegal and the viability of the route as an alternative given the increasingly saturated market for training contracts.

The LPC: An Overview

Kayleigh Williams provides an insight into the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and an overview of practical considerations such as the course providers, funding and study options.

Scholarships: How to Apply and Succeed

Shannon Revel gives her opinion on how best to succeed when applying for scholarships, specifically those that cover the costs of the notoriously expensive BPTC, while also giving advice from her past experiences of the application process.