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New for 2020 - the TSL Mentor Scheme matches mentors from the legal industry - both solicitors and barristers - with mentees from underrepresented groups. The TSL Job Board contains hundreds of trainee, paralegal, and other junior legal roles, and the TSL Tutors service provides a directory of the country’s best law tutors.
News & Articles
TSL’s team of writers telling you all the legal and commercial stories you need to know this week. Perfect for brushing up on the news before an interview.
Clear the Lobby: What Laws are MPs voting on this week? W/C 27th March 2023Welcome to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting on […]
The Future Lawyer Weekly Briefing – W/C 27th March 2023Daniel Kodjovi and Aqua Koroma offer briefings on the pertinent subject matter for the upcoming weeks.
Clear the Lobby: What Laws are MPs voting on this week? W/C 20th March 2023Welcome to our weekly feature courtesy of Sebastian Salek, the brains behind Clear the Lobby, working to bring you all the laws MPs are voting on […]
Commercial Awareness Update – W/C 20th March 2023Teoman Sevgen, Efua Okhiria and Mahault Dignet provide a round-up of issues and debates we must all be aware of in the upcoming weeks.
TSL’s team of writers give you a more in-depth take on the latest legal and commercial stories. Includes useful tips for law students and interviews with legal industry professionals.
Tips for Assessment centresAssessment centres are becoming an increasingly common part of the hiring process for many Law firms. They are designed to test candidates’ skills, knowledge, and suitability […]
Embracing an alternative route to the legal professionIn this Article Hana Ingram interviews Cillian Costigan, a former law student who decided to work as a Compliance Analyst as opposed to the traditional Training […]
Plagiarism: What every law student should knowIn this article, Ola Alice discusses the importance of effective referencing to avoid plagiarism.
Conversion Therapy and the Governmental RelationshipDisclaimer: This article is written by Caitlin Barry. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]
The Rise of AI: Impact, Regulation and Ethical ConsiderationsIn this article, Bethany Seed analyses the ethical and legal implications of utilising AI and its impact on the legal industry, along with other technology industry updates.
Every month, TSL shines a light on a different law firm or chambers. If you are trying to work out which firms and chambers you should be applying to, our Featured Firm profiles give you all the information you need to make this important decision.
The TSL Mentorship Scheme matches mentors from the legal industry - both solicitors and barristers - with mentees from underrepresented groups. Successful applicants will receive one-on-one coaching and advice throughout the year from their mentor and will be invited to exclusive networking events and skills workshops.
For those looking for a helping hand with their law studies, TSL has assembled a directory of the best private law tutors in the country. Choose face to face or online sessions for help from A-Level law through the LLB/GDL all the way to the LLM or even law PhD.
Each week, TSL interviews a different guest from the legal profession to provide you with insight into their career journey and top tips for how to be successful throughout your legal career. Whether you are looking for guidance on how to improve your application writing skills, interview skills, public speaking skills or how to make the most out of your training contract/pupillage, we have an episode for you!