We're a mouthy bunch here at LC.N, so we thought why not harness that verbosity for the power of good and put our words down on paper (well, screen). Our new blog spot will feature contributions from various members of the team, on topics that range from social networking to how to wow at interview to the implications of the Legal Services Act. We welcome comments, so if we've said something interesting or something you disagree with, let us know by logging in to MyLC.N and leaving a comment! It’s the 21st Century way you know. Let the opinionated soapboxing begin…
If you are thinking about a law degree and a future career in law, take a long hard look at how that degree will develop your practical legal skills.
When thinking about applying for training contracts, how much thought do you give to a firm’s research resources? Lots, some or none at all?
People often ask me how I ended up working in the legal sector when I have a degree in philosophy. “Is it something you chose to study at university?” “Had you always wanted to be a lawyer?” Yet the truth is that it has happened purely by chance.
Described by a colleague as 'Fashion Week' for the pro bono community, Pro Bono Week presents a fantastic opportunity to promote pro bono projects and celebrate those who volunteer their time and their expertise.
National Pro Bono Week is here! Described by a colleague as ‘Fashion Week’ for the pro bono community, Pro Bono Week presents a fantastic opportunity to promote pro bono projects and celebrate those who volunteer their time and their expertise.
Josh Richman - Application forms and interviews: be savvy and interesting in the way you present your experiences
At a recent careers conference, recruiters were unanimous that one of the most important aspects of applying is the ability to think about your wider experiences and present them effectively to show how they would benefit you in a legal role.