Posts tagged "employability"
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.
You’ve got your foot in the door and secured that all important pupillage interview.
Getting pupillage is tough, so how do you tackle that first step and craft a successful pupillage application?
We spoke to Tom Sherrington, a Nottingham Law School BPTC graduate and current pupil at Kenworthy’s Chambers for his advice.
Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre has celebrated its first birthday, after providing more than 10,000 hours of free advice to the local community in its first twelve months.
Learning on the job: students may soon have their own firm to give legal help in a real-life setting
Nottingham Law School is hoping to turn its Legal Advice Centre into a teaching law firm so that students can gain experience of professional practice, including fee earning, in the same way that medical students do at teaching hospitals.
Dr Samantha Pegg, senior lecturer in law at Nottingham Law School, asks how far we should go to clamp down on homelessness and begging.
ASBOs, those civil orders that sought to prevent a particular behaviour, have now been replaced with a number of measures.
In today’s world, extra-curriculum activities are becoming ever more crucial. The importance to distinguish ourselves from the legions of possible candidates is paramount to our success.
I attended the Lincoln’s Inn Law tutors forum recently and there was plenty of discussion about what students can do to launch a legal career in a competitive job market. Here are the main pieces of advice I took away from the session.