Hi, my name is Solinda. I graduated from the University West of England in 2017 and I am currently studying the LPC part-time at the University of Law. I am also full time Private Client Paralegal at an award-Winning national consumer law firm.
Even though working in the legal sector offers you the chance to have a great salary, it is important to spend time on other interests besides the law. Whether it’s selling specific items, doing odd jobs or expanding your social media presence, a side hustle can be a great way to generate multiple streams of income.
Although it is not always the most popular conversation to have, diversity in the workplace is a crucial part of any business’s success. While more law firms are now beginning to understand that embracing diversity creates a better pool of talent, there is still more work to be done, not only in terms of recruitment but also promotions.
An Australian-based legal technology company has built a prototype virtual lawyer using Amazon’s Alexa platform. It is not a secret that technology is changing the way that we live and work. But could this be proof that lawyers are one step closer to being replaced with ‘robot lawyers’?
It will not be a surprise to learn that many of us are by now tired of hearing about Brexit.
When applying to law firms, whether it is for a vacation scheme or training contract, it can sometimes feel as though the only method to use to get an offer is to apply to as many firms as possible. After all, it makes sense to cast your net as wide as possible, right? Or at least that is what I used to think.