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!
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
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?
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
When I am advising a law student about how to write a CV for law, one of the first things I usually say is “remember, first and foremost, the person reading your CV is a human being!” This may sound obvious but what I mean is this; when you break it down, what you’re really … More Writing a CV for Law