Welcome to LawCareers.Net blogs. We've got a crack team of bloggers reporting back from the front line where they are studying a variety of undergrad and postgrad law courses. You'll be hearing straight from the horses' mouths about what the work is really like, as well as how they juggle their studies, job search, finances and (hopefully) social life. And don't forget to comment on posts by signing into MyLC.N.
This blog intends to provide a brutally honest insight into life as a trainee solicitor and the experience of approaching qualification. I am due to qualify in September, having trained at a mid-sized regional law firm and studied at the University of Southampton. I will draw upon my experiences over the last two years; some funny, some positive and some entirely hopeless!Read blog »
Hi guys. I am a final-year law student, who is in pursuit of the law students holy grail, the training contract. I intend to give an uncut, frank and fair view of what life is like when attempting to chase a career as a solicitor. From October onwards, my blog will involve all the trials and tribulations of the third-year law student.Read blog »
Ever wondered if it's really possible to cram 'Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Law' into the one solitary year of a conversion course? Well, we're about to find out... I'm a recent Cambridge graduate beginning the GDL in September 2012, here to make your lives that little bit easier by providing you with a candid account of my first official foray into the legal world.Read blog »
Thomas Jefferson once said "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." Having spent the last two years studying the LPC part-time whilst working in-house for a Fortune 100 company my hard work has paid off and I have struck lucky. My name is Natasza Slater and this blog will provide an insight into my life as a trainee lawyer in London.Read blog »
Here we go. I am a 24 year old Russell Group graduate and I want to go to the Bar. Yep, I have ignored the health warning and I'm going for it. From September 2013, I will be studying the BPTC at Nottingham Law School and writing all about it here. I hope you will follow my journey.Read blog »
My name is Tamasin Dorosti and I am currently in year two of the LPC, while working in-house at the legal and commercial department of a science research council. I hope to give some background to the experience I embarked upon almost one year ago and, as blogs continue, give you an idea of what my life in-house is like; the ups, the downs (if there are any!) and any lessons learned along the way.Read blog »