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What is the SOLICITORS QUALIFYING EXAM (SQE)? We run you through everything we know about the SQE.
Find out what commercial awareness is and how to develop it with our new commercial awareness page.
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Commercial awareness is a term often used by law firms and recruiters, but what does it actually mean? In this video Matt breaks down what commercial awareness, why it's so important, and offers a couple of examples of case studies to think about in a commercial context.
Why is the unionisation of the gaming workforce in the UK so important to businesses?
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I want to use the year between finishing the LPC and starting my training contract to gain experience – would the firm I’m joining let me work elsewhere during that time?
Legal education and training will change in 2021 with the introduction of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). Here is everything we know about the new exams, from the syllabus, to the format of the exams themselves, to the possible cost for candidates, to the response of law firms, universities, law schools and junior lawyers.
Your vocational, professional legal training is the first step toward what we hope will be a rewarding and successful career, but many law students feel it is important to keep up appearances. There is a belief that in order to look good, you have to give the impression that you are a potential professional with ambition and drive.