For many, mooting can be a bit like going to the dentist - you know it's good for you, but the idea of it is a bit scary and easily avoided. However, it really is one of the best things you can do to get a sense of what it's like to be a legal advocate, giving you the opportunity to get up on your feet and argue your case.
Essentially, a barrister has to formulate a persuasive argument for each case and I enjoy the fact that the responsibility to do so is entirely my own. I am very much in control of my own cases and every day is completely different – it's both an exciting and demanding career.
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RT @chr2512: @LawCareersNetUK @UCLanLaw do this throughout LLB, compulsory skills modules each year!
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First-year LLB students @CityLawSchool must now take compulsory module focusing on employability. http://t.co/Q25Ha2wgie
Last week was arguably the most dramatic week of the court proceedings to date.