West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service virtual internship – a valuable experience

COVID restricted everyone’s internship plans and like many students in second year or those on a year abroad, the thought of securing an internship seemed impossible. CPS West Midlands however offered a four day insight into the life of a prosecutor. What I expected to be a simple insight into the job turned into an … More West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service virtual internship – a valuable experience

Employers requirements and how to meet them!

It’s recruitment season once again, many of you will be planning to apply for employers’ work experience and graduate opportunities so it’s a good time to reflect on employers’ requirements and how to meet them.  A good degree from a good university Warwick has a strong reputation both in the UK and nationally and you … More Employers requirements and how to meet them!

What are commercial firms currently looking for in future trainees?

Think you know? You should do! That old chestnut – Commercial Awareness. I’ve heard and seen it described in all manner of ways but for me, the most straightforward way of understanding commercial awareness in this context can be summed up as “knowing what your client wants to achieve and how to use the law to … More What are commercial firms currently looking for in future trainees?

Law applications – 7 hot tips from Firms at Warwick’s Law Careers Fair

This week 63 Law firms attended Warwick’s Law Careers Fair. I took advantage of the quiet time before 850 students arrived, to ask law firms for their top applications tips. Thanks to all those who contributed. Here are the seven top tips I picked up. 1. Allow plenty of time It can take a very … More Law applications – 7 hot tips from Firms at Warwick’s Law Careers Fair