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In this episode we give you lots of tips of things to do in the first year of your law degree in order to launch your career. We spoke to Jane Wood, Course Leader and Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Maaya Sachdev, President of Warwick Law Society and Charis McGowan, Emerging Talent Coordinator at DWF.
In the move to diversify the legal profession, there are now more ways than ever to enter it and fewer people qualifying are taking the traditional law degree route to become a solicitor.
Throughout school when undertaking evaluating exercises we were told to use a ‘two stars and a wish’ system whereby you find two positive points and one target to be improved on in the future. Using this system seems like a constructive, if not slightly basic, way to review my first year of studying law at UCL.