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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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5 Ways to Boost Your Employability During University

There are a number of things you can do while you’re reading law at university that will give your employability a boost. We’ve rounded up top five activities that you can add to your legal CV, to strengthen your post-university applications. Each of these five tips require varying levels of commitment, which means that whether…

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Our 2019 New Year’s Resolutions for Aspiring Lawyers

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 18 seconds Still not come up with the perfect New Year’s Resolutions? Don’t worry – there’s still time yet! To help you out, we’ve created a handful of suggestions for New Year’s Resolutions, perfect for those of you dreaming of making it big in the legal field. Check out our New…

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‘Tis The Season [To Obtain A Mini-Pupillage]

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 24 seconds.  Obtaining a mini-pupillage is to your success in securing a pupillage. Additionally, securing one would enable you to network with legal professionals whilst gaining an insight into the profession and the skills required. If you do one thing this Christmas time, make it a mini-pupillage application. It’s important to…

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How to Choose a Mini-pupillage

As some chambers will only take on pupils that have completed a mini-pupillage with them, it is important to select wisely when you start applications. This is also a chance to explore your interest within law and get some sense about what you want to specialise in later on. The broad specialisms include: commercial law,…

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8 Societies to Join at University

Societies are an integral part of your university experience and are important to prospective employers. They demonstrate integration into university life, a commitment and dedication to your interests, the ability to interact and collaborate with others and the development of soft skills that make you employable. From law societies and local publications to charity organisations…

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Why You Should Study Law at University

Its tough. Its competitive. It will mean far less clubbing and far more late library nights. So why do so many university applications, 25,000 a year according to the Law Society, chose law as their undergraduate degree? If you too wish to join the new cohort of upcoming  lawyers, read this article – here are…

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Find Out Which Mini-Pupillages To Apply For

As some chambers will only take on pupils who have completed a mini-pupillage with them, it is important to select wisely when you start applications. This is also a chance to explore your interest within law and get some sense about what you want to specialise in later on. Take 30 seconds to sign up…

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Law Students: This is What to Take to University

One thing I was never told when I embarked on LLB law degree in 2015 was what to take to university. Therefore, here’s a list of the five key things that have been crucial to my law school experience. Take 30 seconds to sign up to TLP and you’ll receive free, tailored information for your…

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Kick-Start Your Legal Career as a Non-Law Student

For aspiring lawyers studying non-law degrees, it is difficult to know how to demonstrate your interest and commitment to law when you’re not pursuing the traditional law degree.   Taking an unconventional route towards becoming a lawyer can be tricky and stressful as you’re up against people who have been immersed in law for three…

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