It seems to be around that time of year again when everyone around you is panicking about their “next big career move”.
In response to the rise in incidents after the EU Referendum, a new initiative on hate crime with cross-party and government support has been launched.
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”.
Oh, what a time to be alive. The start of university. You may have just done two years of college, started to think work cannot get any harder and are now about to start a new phase of your life.
The result of the vote in the UK’s referendum in June 2016 to leave the EU is not legally binding, but it would be politically difficult for the government to ignore it.
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.
Alice Radford, LLB (Hons) Law (Full-time)
Sophie and I are so happy to have placed 3rd in the UH/Blackstone’s National Criminal Advocacy Competition 2016, after progressing to the semi-final and narrowly missing out on the final by a point o