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It's law fair season, which means that throughout October and November solicitors' firms, barristers' chambers, legal executives, law schools, pro bono organisations and legal advice centres are coming to your campus or one near you.
On Friday 2 December 2016, I attended NationalLawLIVE in Manchester and found it to be an incredible and insightful experience.
How do you deal with rejection? Job application after job application, interview after interview, and no proper feedback or real understanding of why you didn't get the job. I have worked with many people who find themselves in these challenging situations; they don't know what to do or where to look, often feeling disheartened and demoralised.
Sinead Dineen - Five top tips for applications to CityLawLIVE and NationalLawLIVE – and how the process mirrors applying for a training contract
If you want to be in with a chance of attending either the CityLawLIVE or NationalLawLIVE student conferences in December, you need to submit a top-class application which is very similar to a law firm training contract application.
The autumn term is underway and the starting gun has been fired for final-year students considering their next steps.