What makes a law student stand out in a competitive market for legal jobs?

Someone recently asked me ‘what makes a law student stand out in a competitive market for legal jobs beyond the ‘work hard, do well’ line including areas that students may not immediately think of’.  Having attempted to answer this question it seemed appropriate to share my thoughts with you. Essentially what makes a student stand … More What makes a law student stand out in a competitive market for legal jobs?

Is interning at an in-house legal team at AGCO worth it?

by Kye Li Ong, Final Year Law student  I’m Kye Li, a final year straight law student from Malaysia who interned in AGCO Limited, an American agricultural machinery manufacturing company in the summer of 2021. I will be sharing some of my experiences of working at AGCO in the hope that this information will be … More Is interning at an in-house legal team at AGCO worth it?

Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?

Not all law students will go on to become professional lawyers. That’s no surprise. Law is a semi-vocational degree and nothing says that if you study law you need to become a solicitor or barrister. Law teaches you some really useful skills which should stand you in good stead in the job market, you just … More Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?

Could you work for a start up?

I talk a lot about law being a semi-vocational degree. You don’t have to become a professional lawyer just because you’ve studied law. This is something that Kitty Harris from start-up BrighterBox is very well aware of. I asked her to share her thoughts with us. Over to Kitty…