Greetings friends and welcome! I graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2013, and over the past few years have progressed from paralegal to trainee and finally to NQ within a top 50 regional law firm. Join my guide dog and I as we ride the highs, weather the lows and tackle the challenges which form everyday life as a solicitor!
In a few days’ time, I will be getting married and then heading off on my honeymoon for three weeks of exciting adventures and newly wedded bliss.
While I’m loathe to sit quoting tired, old clichés, it really does seem like only five minutes ago that I was commencing my training contract and not much more since I was opening my very first law book!
It is widely believed that it is possible to absorb, process and retain information more easily if that information is presented using that particular person’s preferred learning technique.
We all relish the opportunity to jet away to somewhere dependably hot and sunny for a couple of weeks each year, yet how many of us – even those who spend a good proportion of our lives studying, researching and advising on the law – ever take the time to consider the legislation applicable to those far-flung places to which we are bound?
In this day and age, many of us take the fact that women have the same rights as men when it comes to practising law for granted.