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Working and Studying the LPC

August 22, 2017

Studying the LPC and working part-time? Our writer, Dorothy, discusses her top tips for studying the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and working at the same time, with practical advice on how to juggle both successfully. Can you actually work and study at the same time? This is not for everyone, so sit down and evaluate…

Same sex marriage

Weekly News Summary – 21st August 2017

August 21, 2017

Welcome to another Lawyer Portal weekly news summary. This week’s post will cover the legal news stories from the 14th August 2017 to the 20th August 2017. This week a judge in Northern Ireland dismissed two landmark challenges against the divisive ban on same sex marriage, two former CIA psychologists have reached settlement in a…

Reapply to Law, UCAS Clearing, Law Clearing

Didn’t Get Into Law? Here Are Your Next Steps

August 18, 2017

Didn’t get the results you hoped for to get into law and didn’t gain a place through Clearing? If your heart is set on studying law at undergraduate level, you could consider taking a gap year and reapplying the following year. This can be a valuable way to boost your application: you could retake your…

Choosing Law

Why Choose Law

August 17, 2017

Are you on the fence and still deciding whether a law degree is right for you? Or have you bravely decided to pursue a career in law and are now faced with the prospect of justifying your choice to potential employers and university admissions officers? Two of the most common questions at interview are ‘Why do you…

Verbal Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning: The Basics

August 16, 2017

Verbal Reasoning is an aptitude test that is used for recruitment purposes. It may be used by law firms to find candidates who are suitable for the job and/or work experience you are applying for. Read on to find out our top tips on how to succeed in Verbal Reasoning tests. What does Verbal Reasoning involve?…

LNAT Essay

LNAT Essay: Top 6 Tips

August 15, 2017

Section B of the LNAT is made up of a choice of essay questions inviting you to form and present an argument. You have 40 minutes to complete this and your essay will be sent to each university you apply to which requires the LNAT. The LNAT essay gives the university an opportunity to assess…

Data Protection Laws

Weekly News Summary – 14th August 2017

August 14, 2017

Welcome to another Lawyer Portal weekly news summary. This week’s post will cover the legal news stories from 6th August to 12th August. This week, a proposal for UK data protection laws to be overhauled was announced, judges and MP’s express worries over the role of the Supreme Court in application of European Court of…

Human Rights

Human Rights Law: AMSED in Nepal

August 9, 2017

At the age of nineteen, I was studying Law at university in France. I was passionate about Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. In Human Rights Law, there are three types of rights: civil and politics, economic and social and solidarity rights (a right to humanitarian assistance and the right to an adequate standard of living)….

LNAT Section A

LNAT Section A: Top 4 Tips

August 8, 2017

LNAT Section A consists of 42 multiple choice questions (MCQs) which you have 95 minutes to complete. Your MCQ score will be forwarded to each university you have applied to which requires the LNAT. This score is taken into consideration in deciding whether to offer you a place. Here are my top tips for completing…

PrEP

Weekly News Summary – 7th August 2017

August 7, 2017

Welcome to another Lawyer Portal weekly news summary. This week’s post will cover the legal stories from 31st July to 5th August. This week, a bid to prosecute Tony Blair for his role in the Iraq War in 2003 was rejected, the President of the Family Division of the High Court attacks the government over…

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