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The next edition of The Training Contract & Pupillage Handbook is now available, FREE, from university careers services and  law faculties. Make sure you collect your copy of the preeminent print resource for future lawyers. The Handbook provides in-depth information and advice about how to launch your legal career, features details of over 1,000 potential employers and much more. Don’t miss out on accessing this crucial information!

Meet the Lawyer

After an exciting training contract which involved a secondment to Hong Kong, Jack Randles qualified into DLA Piper's IP department. Read on for more about trademarks, copyright, patents and everything else that a career in IP entails.

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In this video I talk about the importance of getting experience of extracurricular activities and provide two examples of law and non-law related activities from my own experience.


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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? 

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I have recently graduated with a 2.1 in my philosophy degree and plan to take a year out to earn some money before enrolling on the Graduate Diploma in Law. What kind of paid work could I do which (i) looks impressive to employers, and (ii) would be flexible enough to allow me to keep putting my legal career first?

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