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LLB, non-law graduates and those graduating from a Graduate Diploma in Law are all anxious to seek advice about whether they should proceed with the Legal Practice Course and then secure a two-year training contract; or wait until 2020 (or later) to qualify as a solicitor via the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.
Later this month a case is due to be heard iby an employment tribunal that will consider the definition of a 'philosophical belief'.
Jackie MulryneArnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
University of Cambridge | Associate
Arnold & Porter's London office has the feel and atmosphere of a small, collegiate, firm - where you will never simply be a number - but the work, clients and support we receive reflect the firm’s international and cutting-edge practice groups.
I ended up with a 2.2 in my law degree because I spent too much time on law-related extra-curricular activities and work experience, and not enough on my studies.