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tips for law students

Lauren Kilbride - Free Representation Unit Volunteer

Becoming a Free Representation Unit Volunteer


What is the Free Representation Unit?
The Free Representation Unit (FRU) is a charity that provides representation in Social Security and Employment Tribunals to people who cannot afford the costs of a solicitor, or whom do not qualify for legal aid.


Why is it an advantage for law students to do pro bono work?


Written by Mathew Game, Supervising Solicitor in the Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre.
On the face of it this seems a fairly simple question to answer. Most students I have spoken to on this topic provide a fairly generic response.

Brian Sanya Mondoh, Called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, 2017

Nuggets of Wisdom for Smashing your BPTC


Written by  Brian Sanya Mondoh, Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).
The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) requires sound advocacy skills and the ability to memorise copious amounts of information.

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Mock Employment Tribunal Helps Business Bosses Prepare and Plan


An interactive mock employment tribunal has been held in the courtroom at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, to raise awareness of legislative changes for businesses.

Applications Blog

How to Write a Successful Job Application


It seems to be around that time of year again when everyone around you is panicking about their “next big career move”.


Top five tips for your pupillage interview


You’ve got your foot in the door and secured that all important pupillage interview.

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Top 5 tips for your pupillage application


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.


Experience of a placement student


Ever wondered what on earth you wanted to do with your life? Or whether you were choosing the right path? For me choosing what I wanted for dinner was a struggle, so it came as no surprise that after trawling the internet and looking at numerous leag


Why choose Nottingham Law School?

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As the daughter of a fish factory manager who spent many a school holiday working on Grimsby docks, university seemed completely out of my reach! I was however, fortunate enough  to have a fantastic A-level Law tutor at sixth form college who not on

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