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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Before Uni

July 16, 2018

Summer’s finally here. You’ve studied hard and now have two months before beginning your first, second or third year of university. While you might be tempted to spend that time binge-watching Netflix, it’s important to get a head start on your course. There are several ways in which you can do this, which are discussed…

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When is the Perfect Time to Take Your LNAT?⠀

July 12, 2018

The National Admissions Test for Law (LNAT) is a test sat in your final year of secondary education in preparation for your application for higher education (university). Specifically, when you decide to sit the assessment is up to you, however there are some things you MUST keep in mind before you book your test. Want…

What Can the World Cup Teach You About Law?⠀

July 11, 2018

“It’s coming home, it’s coming home, it’s coming/Football’s coming home” – The Lightning Seeds Against all the odds, 14/1 to be exact, the Three Lions are through to the last four of the FIFA World Cup for the first time since Italia 1990. Our last journey to the final ended when England lost to West…

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How to Impress on Your Mini-Pupillage

July 10, 2018

Got a mini-pupillage coming up soon? With the Bar being such a small place and entrance becoming increasingly competitive, simply having a few mini-pupillages listed on your CV simply does not cut it anymore. You therefore need to make the most of every mini-pupillage you complete. What better way to gain access to the Bar…

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6 Law Books You Need to Read this Summer

July 9, 2018

Looking to make a strong vacation scheme or training contract application? Wondering what more you can do to stand out? Here is one way to make this summer count.   This article provides you with six law books to read over summer to increase your employability. Want more tips for securing training contracts or vacation…

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4 Important Lessons I’ve Learned as a Disabled Law Student

July 5, 2018

As a disabled student myself, I know just how intimidating a law degree can seem. For someone with a visual impairment, the sheer amount of reading might seem off-putting. However, like the profession itself, law degrees are becoming increasingly more accessible for disabled students. This means there should be no reason why anyone cannot study…

What Can Love Island Teach You About Law?⠀

July 4, 2018

Love Island is certainly a big splash in the media these days, with all the drama, relationship crises and cheating that makes a classic reality TV show. Yet under the veneer of hapless relationship troubles brews a cauldron of different areas of law that ensures what we see on the TV is all according to…

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5 Biggest Myths About Law School

July 3, 2018

The typical law student tends to be portrayed as a library-frequenting nerd with no work-life balance. However, in reality, law school delivers a holistic education. It provides opportunities for students to develop beyond the classroom. Here are the five myths of law school debunked. Take 30 seconds to sign up to TLP and you’ll receive…

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3 Surprising Legal Issues Around Wimbledon

July 2, 2018

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships held at the All England Tennis Club are a highlight of the sporting calendar. Being the only Grand Slam held on a grass court surface, it often throws up surprise results rendering the rankings and seedings meaningless. Furthermore, this sporting spectacle has become heavily intertwined with the law. This gives you…

monthly legal news round-up - june 2018

Monthly Legal News Round-Up – June 2018

June 28, 2018

Welcome to The Lawyer Portal’s Monthly Legal News Round-Up. This month’s post will cover the news stories from the 1st June 2018 to the 30th June 2018. This month, ‘upskirting’ was in the news again as it was introduced to the government and subsequently blocked by another MP; the ECJ rules that all EU countries…


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