by Stephanie Hill – Human Rights Lawyer at Leigh Day I’m a solicitor in the Human Rights department at Leigh Day, a claimant only law firm. Human rights can be a fascinating area of law, and if you’re looking for a rewarding and challenging career, I would highly recommend it. The majority of my work … More Working as a solicitor in Human Rights law
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)
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?