The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – Updated May 2020

In 2021 the route to qualifying as a solicitor will change with the introduction of the new SQE exam.  Under the new system you’ll need 4 things to qualify: a degree (any subject) or equivalent; pass stages 1 and 2 of the SQE: SQE1 focuses on legal knowledge; SQE2 on practical legal skills (SQE1 must … More The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – Updated May 2020

How to prepare for the impact the coronavirus outbreak may have on your career plans

Originally posted on The Careers Blog:
Unprecedented… unsettling… anxious. All words that can be justifiably used to describe the situation we find ourselves in and how we all may be feeling in response to it. Employers will potentially be reviewing their plans for graduate recruitment. What should you do when your career plans will change…

Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense

You know how when a song gets played over and over again it really puts you off that song and you start to hate it?  I think the term ‘commercial awareness’ is like that song.  The phrase has been used for so long and so often that for many students, it has become really off-putting … More Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense