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.
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 »
Hi there! I am Jolene Lin, a Singaporean Chinese who’s studying law at the University of Exeter. I am an aspiring barrister who hopes that there’s “no bar to the Bar!” I am interested in clinical negligence, personal injury, crime, family and intellectual property. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, travelling, playing the piano, listening to music, watching tennis, fortune-telling and playing poker.Read blog »
Welcome to the tales of the trials and tribulations of one girl and her dog in the world of law. I graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2013 and am currently working as a paralegal in the Norwich office of a highly ranked, Legal 500 firm where I will be commencing my training contract in September. Join us for the highs and lows; who knows where the paw prints will lead…Read blog »
Hello! I am a legal graduate with three years of paralegalling behind me. After many trials and tribulations, I secured a training contract with a regional law firm commencing in September 2014. I’m here to comment on my experiences along the way to that coveted moment of becoming an NQ.Read blog »
What’s it like starting again, when being an undergraduate feels like a distant memory? I’m a part-time GDL student, part-time worker and full-time wannabe solicitor. Follow me and learn from my mistakes as I hunt for a training contract, complete vacation schemes and attend assessment days. Wish me luck…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 »