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How to study on a busy schedule

If you’re considering or are already working in the law, you’re likely passionate about learning and studying. The problem though, is getting the time to study alongside your busy working week. Taking on a new course can be time consuming, but provided you...

The step by step guide on how to become a solicitor

Thinking of becoming a solicitor? The job can be a rewarding role that regularly challenges your intellect, and provides plenty of exciting opportunities. As a solicitor, you will play a big part in life for many people. You will be the first point of contact for...

How to choose the right paralegal course for you

With the paralegal profession emerging as the fastest growing in the legal sector, it’s so important to choose the right course – one that is bespoke, fit for purpose and robust.There are many providers who see a potential market for offering courses, and...

Why law firms test candidates: Tips on how to prepare

Many fields of work are competitive, attracting far more candidates for every open position than some might believe. Law firms receive large quantities of applications for every role advertised. Narrowing the field by hand could be an almost insurmountable task....

Law graduate CV mistakes to avoid

Applying for your first law job after graduation can be daunting. With the law job market being such a competitive area, it’s highly important to spend considerable time on a well-written and perfectly presented law CV.Ensure your CV is of the highest...

How to follow up post interview

Following up after an interview is practically a requirement in the legal industry. Thank you notes, or emails (depending on how laid back the firm is), all play a part in confirming to a recruiter that you are passionate about working at their company. So...

Writing a cover letter for a solicitor

A cover letter could be the difference between you being invited for an interview or not, so it’s worth taking the time to consider what key points you want to include. Whether you’re an experienced solicitor, or you just received your LLM, you’ll need to present the...

Interview questions for lawyers

The most effective way to alleviate interview fears is to prepare for the big day. As the job market continues to improve, many senior lawyers are considering moving jobs, after spending years at the same firm. This isn’t to say that a more experienced...

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