Consult the Oracle and you will find enlightenment... At LawCareers.Net we often receive queries about the processes and options related to joining the legal profession. Some questions arise again and again, while others are fiendishly obscure. Each week we'll publish one of the more interesting inquiries (anonymously) and provide an informative answer. But don’t worry – most letters are answered privately. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and don’t forget to comment by signing into MyLC.N.
Letter of the week
I have been offered a paralegal position followed by a training contract in personal injury at the firm where I'm currently working. This is not an area of law I ever intended to go into, but my A levels aren’t great and I don’t know what my chances would be elsewhere. Should I take the offer?Read reply »
I am writing to register my frustration. I am not a young graduate, law is my second career and I did not get high A levels, although I have proved myself in the workplace. Where are the firms that are interested in people like me? The focus is always on young people with amazing academics; what if you don’t fit that mould?Read reply »