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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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How a Gap Year Can Boost Law Applications

Are you considering what to do on your gap year in order to boost your legal CV? Smart choice considering that gaining a training contract/pupillage these days is like finding a needle in a haystack. If done wisely, taking a year off may be the help you need to find that needle (or that much…

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3 Ways First Years Can Boost Their Legal CVs

Picture this scenario, and this shouldn’t be too difficult for you law students out there: you have just started your first year at university. There comes an opportunity to apply for a work placement. You’re putting together your resume and writing about your job at the local shop. A few weeks later, you are called…

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Studying at the Royal Holloway Law School

Take a look at our interview with Royal Holloway University LLB student and TLP Ambassador Ali, who tells us a little more about what studying law is like at this institution! Compare Royal Holloway University of London to some of the other top universities in the UK with our Uni by Uni comparison guide, which…

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Expert Insight: Studying at the University of Leicester Law School

We spoke to University of Leicester LLB law degree student, and TLP Ambassador, Jess Kelly, who provides some insight into studying a law degree at the University of Leicester! Compare the University of Leicester to some of the other top universities in the UK with our Uni by Uni comparison guide, which includes: The typical…

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Expert Insight: Studying at Cambridge Law School

Is Cambridge Law School the university for you? Current Cambridge law student Aditi Pravin shares her experiences as a first year at this presitigious university, as well as her best advice for securing an offer there. Don’t stop there – if you want a Cambridge law school offer, you’ll need to pass the Cambridge Law…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/free-guides/law-at-oxbridge/studying-cambridge-law-school/

How to Dress for a Legal Interview

I’ve written before about five ways to enhance your interview skills, but there is one vital thing missing: how to dress for a legal interview. Figures from Classes and Careers show that 67% of employers said clothes could be the deciding factor between two candidates. As such, your interview attire is quite important. You need to…

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3 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Vac Scheme Interview

If you have received an invite to attend an interview for a vacation scheme, this means you are one step closer to attaining some valuable work experience. However, the vacation scheme interview can be a daunting experience if you have never had one before. Each interview will be different and you may not be able…

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How to Discuss Commercial Awareness at a Law Interview

It has become a truism that prospective employers value commercial awareness in employees these days. Yet what does it entail and how do we prepare ourselves for it? In simple terms, commercial awareness entails reading up on your specialised area of interest in 3 main strands: contextual knowledge of the field you are entering, skills…

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/how-to-discuss-commercial-awareness-at-a-law-interview/

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