I’ve blogged before about how to write good applications, but there’s always room for more advice and a different take. I know that as you march determinedly towards the end of the examination period some of you will be planning to sit down to write applications. (Take a break first!) I asked Antonia George a trainee at … More How to write a great application – take 2!
There’s no easy answer to this. The bottom line is that there aren’t enough training contracts to go around everyone who’d like one. The question you’ll be asking yourself, is whether you’ll have a greater chance of getting that training contract if you do the LPC. This is where I’d need the proverbial crystal ball to give … More Should you self-fund the LPC if you haven’t got a training contract?
The first part of an answer is easy. SQE stands for Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination and from 2025 the only way to get qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales will be to pass it. Nothing to worry about then? So far in the future that we’ll have had two general elections and Brexited by … More What does the new SQE mean?
I asked this question of Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager of Darlingtons lawyers based in London. Darlingtons is a relatively small law firm with big aspirations for future success. It’s easy to assume that all law firms want the package of skills the big firms talk about, but is this right? Here’s Craig to tell you.
So you’re getting to the end of your law degree and pondering what to do next and the solicitors’ profession beckons. You’re yet to secure a training contract but keen to continue your legal studies, so doing the LPC seems a logical option. How do you go about this?