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Alex Heron - With the help of volunteers the Personal Support Unit is helping vulnerable people to access their rights
While PSU volunteers do not give legal advice, they do provide practical and emotional support, something that is invaluable in the technically complex and emotionally fraught environment of the civil and family courts.
For BPTC students, there has always been a requirement to complete a number of sessions as part of your membership of an Inn and before you can be called to the Bar. However, whereas they were once known as the “12 dinners”, they are now called “qualifying sessions”.
The University of Law is delighted to announce the launch of Set for Success and our 2018 Postgraduate Prospectus.
With many law firm vacation scheme application deadlines approaching, I thought it was a good time to remind you of some basic tips for completing application forms.
National Pro Bono Week 2017 is here and it presents a great opportunity to promote pro bono projects and recognise those who volunteer their time and their expertise.
Catrin Wyn Williams - NationalLawLIVE: how it helped me to springboard from the GDL to trainee at BLM
Catrin Wyn Williams attended NationalLawLIVE in December 2016. Since then, she has gone on to secure a September 2019 training contract at BLM, one of NationalLawLIVE’s sponsors in both 2016 and 2017, and has secured a paralegal role in the meantime.