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For so many newly qualified lawyers, it can be a real head-scratcher when it comes to deciding what area of law to specialise in after completing a training contract. That’s where I think contract lawyering as an alternative career path has lots to offer.
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.
This time we are going to have a look at the other supposed great barometer of the worth and prospects of a firm, the profits per equity partner or ‘PEP’ as it is generally known in the business.
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.