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Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum entry requirements (MER) are a common element of law firm application forms, as well as many other corporate and commercial job forms. Whilst most employers will review applications holistically it has to be emphasised that MERs are there for…
Mini-Pupillages: The Lowdown

Mini-Pupillages: The Lowdown

Christopher Harley demystifies what mini-pupillages actually entail and how to gain a position on one of these illusive programmes, his account also includes tips on what chambers are looking for, who should apply, and also what someone completing one of…
Work Experience Applications: What Not to Do

Work Experience Applications: What Not to Do

Gemma Smith outlines the importance of securing legal work experience as early as possible while also providing us with some insights into how to make yourself stand out, and what not to do when applying for these painfully oversubscribed positions.
How to Approach A Law Firm

How to Approach A Law Firm

Emily Townsend provides advice on informally approaching law firms to seek work experience placements, including insight into how to structure a covering letter and what to expect on your placement.