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…
Long before I became a lawyer, I was a historian at University College London. I chose to read a subject I enjoyed and thought I would excel at, planning to cross the career bridge when I came to it.
When going through applications for the CityLawLIVE and NationalLawLIVE student conferences, I saw the same mistakes over and over again. If you want to secure a training contract you need to ensure that you do not make these basic mistakes. Here are some simple dos and don’ts to improve your applications.
Are you planning to study law at university in the next year? It’s very important to be aware that the system by which you ultimately qualify as a practising solicitor or barrister may be different by the time you finish university.
Mark Rylance - Actor and friend of legal charity Amicus talks to LC.N about justice and capital punishment
LC.N was recently lucky enough be invited to an event put on by the great legal charity Amicus, which provides representation to prisoners facing the death penalty in the United States.
National Pro Bono Week 2015 is here and it presents a fantastic opportunity to promote pro bono projects and celebrate those who volunteer their time and their expertise.
With the Autumn term in full swing and a packed timetable of lectures and law fairs to keep on top of, plus a reading list as long as your arm and the fact that you should actually make the most of what university has to offer, we know you’re busy.