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8 Law-Related Netflix Shows to Binge Watch During Self Isolation

March 30, 2020

Whilst here at The Lawyer Portal we fully stress the importance of productivity during your time in self isolation, particularly if you are working from home or have law exams coming up, it is still really important to dedicate some time to yourself. One of the best ways to do that is to snuggle up…

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7 Ways to Boost Your LPC Grades

March 27, 2020

Now that you have completed your first semester’s exams, you probably wonder why you have done well in some modules and not so well in the others. Well, it isn’t a surprise that not everyone grasps the gist of the LPC in the first instance. So, if you’re looking to improve your LPC grades, here…

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COVID-19 & Law Update: Legal Key Workers, LPC Exams & Law Firm Recruitment

March 26, 2020

Read on to find out how the legal sector has been affected this week by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Legal Key Workers Identified The list of legal key workers during the coronavirus pandemic was published at the beginning of the week: Advocates required to appear before a court or tribunal (remotely or in person), including…

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What Can the Legal Industry Learn From COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on everyday life, globally. Governments have issued instructions to self-isolate, entire industries and countries are on lockdown and it seems as though new developments and information are being revealed on a near-daily basis. The severity of the situation and the implications of how it may worsen should…

Interesting Legal Cases Overshadowed by the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 25, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dominated headlines and news updates, placing the latest legal news on the backburner. The majority of recent legal articles focus on the impact of the pandemic on the industry where they used to cover the current significant legal proceedings and trials.  The pandemic had serious implications for the litigation sector…

Commercial Businesses That are Thriving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19 and its rapid spread around the world has had serious implications for the international economy. It has negatively affected global stock markets and industries such as travel, hospitality and retail. However, despite this, various commercial sectors will remain unaffected by the negative socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. This article…

5 Things I Learned from BPP’s How to Land a Pupillage Event

March 24, 2020

We sent one of our contributors, Anjali, to a recent BPP event advising aspiring barristers on how to land a pupillage. Read on for her five key takeaways! This event was made up of a Q&A panel session with pupils and barristers alike practicing in family, crime and commercial law. After this, attendees were able…

How to Make the Most of Self Isolation to Revise for Your Law Exams

With schools closed, many universities having cancelled all teaching until the end of the academic year and many assessments either cancelled, postponed or moved online it can seem like a scary task to go into self-isolation and have to continue working as normal in these far from normal circumstances. In this piece, I am going…

Commercial Awareness Update: Struggling Airlines, Tesco Closures & Interest Rates Cuts

March 23, 2020

During these unprecedented times, our commercial awareness newsletter will focus on the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak. So read on to find out what’s been happening in the last two weeks. The Long-Term Impact of Coronavirus on the Economy The secretary general of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Angel Gurría has warned…

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COVID-19 & Law Update: In-Person Hearings Cancelled, Spring Vacation Schemes Called Off + More

March 20, 2020

Like many sectors hit by the COVID-19 fallout, the legal industry has had to come to terms with the fact that it is not business as usual. Read on to find out the impact on the coronavirus pandemic on the legal sector so far. Sign up to our weekly newsletter for the latest updates on…


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