Congratulations if you’re heading off to start your law degree this autumn. I hope that you’re feeling really excited and that your whole university experience will be a blast. You’ll want to settle in and make friends and get to know your new environment, all of this is rightly top of your “to do” list. … More Studying law at University? What do you need to know?
Not all law students will go on to become professional lawyers. That’s no surprise. Law is a semi-vocational degree and nothing says that if you study law you need to become a solicitor or barrister. Law teaches you some really useful skills which should stand you in good stead in the job market, you just … More Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?
This is a common question on law application forms and in interviews. Effectively it is a commercial awareness question. What is happening which affects the legal profession generally and the practice to which you are applying in particular?
In the week when the BBC has published details of the salaries paid to its top presenters this is very topical. Is the gender discrepancy really down to women being less able to negotiate than men? Quite possibly. So here are my top tips for women (and men) on how to secure the best possible … More Can you negotiate a job offer?
The opportunity to do an internship moves you to the front of the queue for a graduate scheme at your chosen employer, but (in addition to needing to impress while you’re with the employer) you normally have one final hurdle. The end of internship interview looms. Here are my top four tips for success.