Legal Advice Centre
Legal Advice Centre
So… you’ve drafted an application that is practically perfect in every way, you’ve avoided the employer’s rejection pile and you’ve been invited to an interview, an assessment day, or an “informal chat” (heads up: there is probably goin
It seems to be around that time of year again when everyone around you is panicking about their “next big career move”.
As a Law student, you may or may not have heard about the importance of getting involved in pro bono work in some form or another.
“Those who do pro bono stand out by a mile” – Celebrating 10 Years of Pro Bono at Nottingham Law School
Staff, students, alumni, and external supporters of Nottingham Law School (NLS) Pro Bono all gathered at the NLS Legal Advice Centre last Thursday evening (10 November) to celebrate ‘10 Years of Pro Bono at Nottingham Law School’.
Having legal work experience such as vacation schemes, shadowing and pro bono projects is, of course, a great idea and provides plenty to discuss when applying for jobs.
“The notion that Uber in London is a mosaic of 30,000 small businesses linked by a common ‘platform’ is to our minds faintly ridiculous”.
I would recommend pro bono work to anyone who is hoping to work in the legal sector. Although experience shadowing legal professionals is valuable, partaking in pro bono work goes above and beyond this.
By Steve Cupid Theodore, FRU Representative
Finalist, Gray’s Inn Moot Competition 2015-16
“When I was choosing where to do the BPTC, like other students I considered many factors: pupillage rates; reputation; cost.
A campaign to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Nottingham and educate communities on how the law can be used for protection has been launched by a group of graduates and a student from Nottingham Law School.
People in Nottingham facing employment and social security tribunals can obtain free support from the Legal Advice Centre at Nottingham Law School, which has recovered over £150,000 for clients in the last two years.