On 1 September 2021, the route to qualifying as a solicitor will change with the introduction of the new SQE exam. The SQE will then replace the GDL for non-law graduates (Graduate Diploma in Law) and LPC (Legal Practice Course). However, students already doing one of these courses or a law degree don’t have to … More The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – updated September 2021
When the first lockdown hit, I was at home, with only two weeks’ worth of clothes to last what ended up being four months. I had headed home at the beginning of the holidays, aiming to go back to Warwick for the final two weeks to finish coursework and prepare for exams. These exams all … More Securing a job during a global pandemic – a WLS alumna story.
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By Jason Mbakwe, Associate in the Litigation department at Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP https://www.mofo.com/ When I was younger, I was a combination of argumentative, stubborn and eerily eloquent. It seemed natural then that I would go on to be a lawyer. Watching TV court room dramas (mainly based in the US) caused me to … More Barrister or Solicitor?
Demi Joannides is in the final year of her law degree at Warwick and has successfully converted a vacation scheme into a training contract offer at top city firm Herbert Smith Freehills, where she is now a future trainee. She also secured a place on their international vacation scheme and recently spent two weeks in … More How to convert your vacation scheme into a training contract offer