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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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/what-to-expect-from-your-first-law-lecture/

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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/tips-for-getting-an-offer-to-study-law-at-oxford/

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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/five-things-i-learnt-from-the-bpp-university-careers-in-law-workshop/

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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/free-guides/law-personal-statement/

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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/top-10-ways-the-lnat-helps-you-ace-your-law-degree/

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…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/5-things-i-learned-from-the-advocacy-star-lets-go-to-the-bar-webinar/

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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