Chantal Elian


Things to keep in mind during a group exercise
Chantal Elian

Group activities are a great way to improve your social skills and an enjoyable opportunity to be creative, hands on and (most importantly) yourself. They are also an invaluable learning experience. While each participant takes something different away from them, this post provides some helpful tips that are worth bearing in mind when participating in a group exercise.

LCN videos

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.


Key transferable skills

Non-law degree

There are four main types of university degree - arts, sciences, languages and business - and each trains students in a set of skills which are highly transferable to law.


The Graduate Diploma in Law: what is it, why study it and how is it different to a law degree? This feature presents all the information you need to know about the conversion course for non-law graduates.

The Oracle

I've enjoyed my first year at university - so much so that I've just realised my law I'm in my final year of a non-law degree and have yet to take the GDL – will recruiters take into consideration that someone like me will not have a textbook understanding of the law, or is the application process harder or different in any way for non-law students?