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The technological age we live in makes the role of an IP solicitor one of the most fascinating legal careers out there, according to Giles Lane. Read on for his insights into IP practice, as well as work experience and the attraction of South West firm Ashfords.
David Amos, director of the LPC at The City Law School, answers all of my questions regarding the LPC and shares his top tips. If you are currently on the LPC or considering doing it, then this video is for you!
Everyone has their favourite, go-to legal website for information or research, but this compilation cuts across personal preference. Amanda Millmore, non-practising barrister and founder of CPD provider Legal Training, offers a broad selection of some of the best legal resources for lawyers (and would-be lawyers) of all persuasions.
Where law and business collide
Commercial awareness is important, but it can be hard to know where to start. To help, we identify some of the most interesting business news stories in the mainstream press, tweet them from @CityLawLIVE and @NationalLawLIVE every day and collate them in a weekly news round-up every Thursday. What better way to start to get to grips with the hot business/commercial topics of the day?
Taylor Wessing's extensive client base means that I work on a broad variety of matters. My day can involve anything from drafting documents, meeting clients or giving presentations - what is exciting is that no day is ever the same.