Janine Arnold, senior manager – trainee recruitment at Slaughter and May, gives advice on where to start as a first-year law student
The Cambridge Business English Dictionary defines commercial awareness as "the knowledge of how businesses make money, what customers want, and what problems there are in a particular area of business."
I first decided I wanted to be a solicitor when I graduated from high school. The intellectual rigour of a law degree, coupled with the high-octane nature of legal work, seemed irresistible.
Here’s a brief introduction to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which replaces the Data Protection Directive from 25 May 2018. When making this video, I had in mind those of you who are applying for training contracts, attending interviews or trying to keep up with current events.
An increasing number of law firms are running events that target first-year law students, with a view to attracting them to their firm at the earliest possible stage.
I've enjoyed my first year at university - so much so that I've just realised my law exams are looming and I've done too much pubbing and procrastinating and nowhere near enough revision. Are first-year exams that important?