In 2021 the route to qualifying as a solicitor will change with the introduction of the new SQE exam. Under the new system you’ll need 4 things to qualify: a degree (any subject) or equivalent; pass stages 1 and 2 of the SQE: SQE1 focuses on legal knowledge; SQE2 on practical legal skills (SQE1 must … More The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE)
Interested in the field of international development? Check out this post by Warwick Law alumna Seyi Afolabi’s: ‘Ambidextrous Millennials: Doing both, or all’. Originally Published on May 3, 2019 on LinkedIn. I was the kid who found just as much awe in the pages of my schoolbooks as I did with creating makeshift dolls houses … More Ambidextrous Millennials: Doing both, or all
It’s fair to say I’ve done a fair few exams in my lifetime. After starting at Warwick nearly 9 years ago, I completed 31 exams/tests/assessments in the space of around 5 years. I also wrote 15 formally assessed essays and 2 dissertations. It’s entirely my fault, of course — as if the Warwick LLB wasn’t … More Top exam season tips from a Warwick-educated barrister
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An increasing number of graduate employers now screen candidates on social media and often reject applicants as a result of their ‘digital footprint.’ Guest blogger and University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate, Manpreet Kaur, shares her perspective on how to manage your on-line presence to create the type of positive…
By Ojinika Efobi, NGDP trainee My name is Ojinika and I graduated from Warwick Law School in 2018. I am on the NGDP which is the Local Government graduate scheme for inspiring public sector leaders and managers. My current role is as a Policy and Project Officer within the Health and Social Care Integration team. … More What can I do with my Law degree?
Written by Lauren Chaplin for Women in Foreign Policy. What do you do as Legal Adviser in International Development Law at the Commonwealth Secretariat? That involves working with the 52-member countries of the Commonwealth to develop platforms and frameworks for the intersection between law and development. Now that we have the 2030 Agenda and the … More International and Public Law – Interview with Elizabeth Bakibinga-Gaswaga, Legal Adviser (Rule of Law) – Commonwealth Secretariat
By Jason Mbakwe, Associate in the Litigation department at Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP https://www.mofo.com/ When I was younger, I was a combination of argumentative, stubborn and eerily eloquent. It seemed natural then that I would go on to be a lawyer. Watching TV court room dramas (mainly based in the US) caused me to … More Barrister or Solicitor?