By Husnara Begum, Warwick Alumna, Associate Career Coach and Contributing Editor of CheekyLittleCareers a careers and lifestyle website. Looking back to 20 years ago I feel a huge sense of relief, thankful that the Millennium Bug didn’t as we all feared trigger the accidental launch of a nuclear missile and wipe out mankind. Indeed, as … More Letter to my 20 something year old self
By Harnik Singh Dhaliwal, a Warwick Law School alumnus who is just coming to the end of his LPC. Misleading Advice When I was seeking advice about the Legal Practice Course (LPC) I was reassured by some LPC Graduates that it was an ‘easy course’ and I would have no trouble as I had already … More Things they never tell you about the LPC!
My name is Oyin Ola and I’m a consultant at DAI Europe. DAI is a management consultancy focused on international development (iDev) programme delivery. We work for donor agencies and organisations, supporting and providing technical expertise to deliver development (aid) projects. Other DAI business units work with the private sector, delivering CSR or social justice … More My career journey into International Development
Previously students who wished to qualify as a Barrister have gone on to complete the BPTC. The Bar Standards Board (BSB) refers to this as the vocational component of training for the Bar. From September 2020 this will change and anyone pursuing a career as a Barrister who has not already started the BPTC must … More The Bar vocational course (BPTC) is changing!
As you progress through your degree, you will have a fairly good idea of whether a career as a practising lawyer appeals to you. The choice then becomes which branch of the profession. It is essential that during your degree you experience both sides, if only to eliminate one and to underline your preference for … More A CAREER AT THE BAR? PUPILLAGE AND APPLICATIONS