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Success for CPE postgraduate law students

Success for CPE postgraduate Law students

Observations from Inner Temple Moot

Over the past weekend, Natalie and myself had the pleasure and privilege of taking part in the intervarsity Inner Temple Moot. The competition pitted 21 teams of Bar students and LLB students against one another. The case we were presented with was a complex one, dealing with an area of law that is still very…

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George Stead, Alumnus Visit: Top Tips on the Journey to becoming a Lawyer

George is an inspirational graduate who enlightened us about his journey through his academic years. He is an alumnus of the University of Brighton, achieving a first-class degree in LLB Hons Law with Business from 2011-2014. George stressed the importance of taking up the opportunities on offer. Throughout his progression in the course, it became…

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Client Interviewing: A Professional Insight

For our second client interviewing workshop we were joined by Leon Deakin of Coffin Mew LLP. Having studied History as an undergraduate Leon took the Law conversion route to being a solicitor via the PGDL and then LPC at the College of Law London. After some work experience in the larger London firms and mini pupillages…

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SQE pilot scheme

Get your students involved in our SQE pilot scheme   Following our email yesterday, we wanted to let you know recruitment for the Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE) pilot scheme is now open.   Our assessment organisation, Kaplan will be running pilots next year to test the effectiveness of the assessment. The Stage 1 pilot will…

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Brighton Legal Walk 2018

The University of Brighton Law School are partaking in the Brighton Legal Walk 2018… come and join us! The 10km walk will be led by HH Judge Farquhar, HH Judge Bedford and DJ Pollard, starting at Brighton Magistrates Court at 5.30PM in aid of raising funds for local free legal advice agencies. Anyone is welcome…

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1 Crown Office Row Seminar

COR Seminar-2l96755   Please click the link for more information relating to a seminar hosted at 1 Crown Office Row on 27 June 2018 at 5pm (119 Church Street, Brighton). The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception. Seminar includes: An essential guide to dealing with Litigants in Person Top tips: Preparing the Brief…

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LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards 2018: the result

The weekend of the 19th May 2018 “saw the announcement of the winners of the 15th annual LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards. The awards aim to identify and laud those firms that give their trainees a flying start in the legal profession, by playing it straight during the recruitment process, and supporting and nurturing their…

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National Law Fair – 22 June 2018 at ULaw London Moorgate

“This is a fantastic opportunity for students to be able to network with leading law firms, who will all be offering advice on their recruitment process with regards to work placements and training contracts. A list of the exhibitors who will be attending the fair can be found here.”  

MARS Refugee Festival

REFUGEE FESTIVAL by the Migrant And Refugee Solidarity group at the University of Brighton 18:00, room G7, 10-11 Pavilion Parade, BN2 1RA Attitudes towards refugees and migrants are worsening across Europe. Xenophobic parties are on the rise, states are sealing their borders and, after the peak of 2015-6, public interest has declined. This year’s MARS…

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The Latest on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE)

“The Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) has been approved in principle by the Legal Services Board, which means that it is now 99.9% certain to be introduced within the next few years. SQE is intended to replace the GDL and LPC in 2020, so if you’re wondering what this means for you, read our SQE Spring…

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How to Become a Successful Lawyer: The Lawyer Portal Podcast

Take control of your law career with help from The Lawyer Portal’s new Legally Pod: The Law Podcast! Featuring interviews and insights from industry experts across the legal profession, join our Managing Director Rachel Davis and Lead Content Editor Isabella Ford as they explore what truly makes a successful lawyer. Episode 1: Rachel is joined…

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