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!
If you’re feeling like your legal (or other) career plans have stalled as a result of Covid19 and the current social distancing measures here’s some suggestions for how you might get back on track. Reflect: develop your understanding of what motivates you! Consider what is most important to you and the values that will influence … More Position yourself for a legal career
I have blogged on this subject before, but it’s worth reiterating some of this advice as we come into interview and assessment centre season. Despite all the advancements in the legal and technological worlds, some basic tenets of how to prepare for a two-way assessment process remain largely unchanged. So I make no apologies for … More Advice on preparing for Interviews
I recently provided some comments for an article on the skills needed for a legal career and it occurred to me that I need to share this information on the Law Careers Blog. If you are interested in the full article you can access it via the link at the end of this blog post. … More What skills do I need to secure a legal career?
With the Warwick Law Fair soon to be upon us, you will no doubt hear countless times and from numerous sources what a great opportunity this will be for you all! And it will be, if you come prepared. Gone are the days of simply rocking up to pick up some free merchandise! In my … More How to make the most of the Law Fair