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5 Reasons To Take Up Mooting and Debating at Uni

My Law Society put on several debating and mooting competitions each year, which ranged from team debating to singles debating. These competitions were organised in collaboration with law firms so sometimes you would be judged by a trainee or an associate of a city law firm. This meant getting feedback from someone in practice as…

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Diaries of a UCL Student – Part Two

We asked our contributor, Anjali, to recount her experiences during her first week studying law at UCL. This is the second part of the two-part mini series. If you missed the first part, read that first! My First Week at UCL Law School – Part Two Thursday the 26th September  While enjoyable, I have to…

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Diaries of a UCL Student – Part One

We asked a UCL student studying the LLB to document her first week at university. Read on for the first part in this mini-series to get a taste of what life is like at one of London’s top law departments. My First Week at UCL Law School Monday the 23rd September I began my day…

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What to Expect from Your First Law Lecture

Nerves, excitement, new faces, new places – navigating your way through your first law lecture can be a daunting feeling. That’s why one of our contributors, Natasha Spencer, has put together a first-hand account of that very experience and why there is really no need to worry or panic! Sign up to our commercial awareness…

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Benefits of the LLB Undergraduate Law Degree

There are several benefits of the LLB law degree for those who have decided to pursue one of several careers in law. Aspiring solicitors and barristers are required to study a degree to be eligible for and to enter the profession, and the qualifying law degree is often the degree of choice for many. If you…

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Tips for Getting an Offer to Study Law at Oxford

  If your dream is getting an offer to study law at Oxbridge, you’ll be up against a lot of very strong competition. Both Cambridge and Oxford offer well-respected law degrees so you’ll have to prepare that bit extra during your application to ensure you have the best chances of being offered a place. Here…

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Five Things I Learnt from BPP’s Barrister Careers Workshop

BPP University Law School held a Careers in Law workshop last week that discussed the steps involved in securing a highly competitive pupillage. Current BPTC student, Tajwar Shelim went along to hear more about how to become a barrister. These are the top five things he took away from the event. Take 30 seconds to…

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Law Personal Statement

You’ll need to write a law personal statement whether you’re applying for undergraduate LLB or other types of law degrees via UCAS. You will also have to write one if you’re applying for the Legal Practice Courses (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Courses (BPTC). When preparing a law school personal statement for your UCAS application, the…

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How the LNAT Helps You Ace Your Law Degree

There are often weeks and months of preparation that go into practice exams, building confidence and reading current affairs ahead of the LNAT. Yet, once the exam itself is over and you’ve done all that you can, it’s easy to question why you needed to do it all, and how it will help during your…

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BPP’s ‘Advocacy Star? Let’s go to the Bar!’ Overview

BPP University Law School held a webinar that walked prospective BPTC students through the steps involved in becoming a barrister. The panel included Liz Roberts, BPTC Programme Leader, Peter Wolfenden, BPTC Lecturer, and pending pupil barrister Niamh Ingham. During the hour-long webinar, the panel shared some insights into how competitive the field is, and outlined…

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