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No two days are the same for Emma Keating – in the special situations team she could be dealing with a finance restructuring one moment and a litigious insolvency the next. Read on to find out more about Emma’s practice and wider life at Ropes & Gray, including training and the firm’s excellent secondment opportunities.
Here are my tips on how I survived GDL exams and avoided being overwhelmed (as much as possible). Ensure you are successful by being prepared and ready for anything.
The cost of studying the courses a student must complete to become a solicitor or barrister is obviously of paramount importance to the vast majority of people pursuing a career in law. Here is our guide to the loans and scholarships available for law degrees, as well as the GDL, LPC and BPTC.
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With such fierce competition for training contract/vacation scheme applications, a big challenge for students is to think of unique ways to create a memorable application, while also illustrating that you have the requisite skills to make it as a lawyer.
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I have graduated from my undergraduate degree and need to complete the GDL and LPC before I can start a training contract, but am really going to struggle to finance these hugely expensive courses. I have heard about postgraduate loans and am wondering if GDL and LPC students are eligible?