Hayley Kwan

Hayley Kwan

I studied Computing in Imperial College London and I will be starting the GDL at BPP in October 2017. Watch this space as I will be sharing my take on legal tech and tips on juggling part-time jobs, vacation scheme applications and studying full-time.



Why you should volunteer at Citizens Advice: a GDL student’s view

As a GDL student who realised too late in final year that a legal career would be more suitable, it was frightening to discover that all deadlines of formal legal work opportunities had passed.


Dealing with rejection: it is not the end of the world

When you put hours of research into application forms and days of practice into interviews, it can be difficult to be smacked in the face with a rejection.


Missed the vacation scheme deadline?

The last day of January is both a special, and a dreaded, day; for many years now, it has been the main vacation scheme application deadline for the majority of law firms.


The intensity of the GDL isn't just about studying: work experience, pro bono, applications

As explored in previous blog posts, the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is for the tough-minded.