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nottingham law school students
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.
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.
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.
Anthony Cheung, LLB (Hons) Law (Sandwich)
Initially, I took a year out on placement to expand my understanding of my degree. We are always told that the theories we learn in university do not always directly reflect that of the real world.
LLB Law with Criminology student Jack Harvey recently won second place in the annual Kevin De Silva competition with this essay on whether cameras should be allowed in court.
The Sentencing Council recently announced draft proposals to more tightly define the rules concerning the sentence reductions available to defendants who plead guilty early.
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.
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.