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Brighton Law Society Great Legal Bake: 21st February

Ever heard of the Great Legal Bake? Well it’s that time of year when all the lawyers in the land decide to give their baking skills a test in the name of charity! All the funds raised from these bake sales, including those gathered by our very own law society, will all go to support…

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Law Careers Question Time Panellist Bios

Here are some bios for the panellists who will be attending our Annual Brighton Law Careers Question Time on Tuesday 28th February! Our panellists have combined experiences in environmental, media, contract, property, commercial, public, tax, and transport law just to name a few! And have worked at a number of places, including; Linklaters LLP, Brighton…

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Free Enterprise Skills Events: February-March

If you’re a law student wanting to understand and develop business skills, get yourself along to one of these great sessions run by the fantastic Bee Purple team (the enterprise section of the Brighton Uni Careers Service). Law is just as much a business as anything else, where these skills are equally as valued and utilised…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: February

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are…

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The Annual Law Careers Question Time: 28th February

Don’t miss this year’s BBS Law Careers Question Time! Similar to BBC’s Question Time, panel members will answer a range of questions from the audience – you! This is always a popular event, and is targeted at Law undergraduates, CPE students, and those interested in a career in the legal sector. Everyone is invited to submit…

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Trump’s Energy Policy and the Paris Climate Agreement

  Donald Trump does not believe in climate change. Well actually, to be more precise, he considers it a ‘hoax’ concocted by the Chinese to undermine U.S. industry and trade. Something China has swiftly rejected, of course. To the average individual these are nothing but the ravings of a mad man; and it really isn’t the weirdest thing…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: January

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are…

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Speed Moot Workshop: 24th January

Mooting can be described as the ‘persuasive art of advocacy’. It is an important skill to be able to analyse a problem well, research it, prepare your submission, and present an oral argument clearly, and with care; and an essential one if you are aspiring to become a barrister. Luckily for us, the Brighton Mooting Society…

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Future Legal Mind Essay Competition

Future Legal Mind is a national award for UK resident students, set up by National Accident Helpline to recognise young legal talent. The award, run in association with legal industry publication Lawyer 2B, is now an annual scheme following its successful launch in 2014, aims to identify the next generation of high fliers in the…

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Looking Back on the Biggest Stories of 2016

From the biggest political shift for a generation, to new invasive legislation and Brexit. Here is a quick review of some of the biggest news stories from the turbulent year that was 2016.

Brighton Law Soc and Aspiring Solicitors Events: January 2017

Here are some of the great events coming up in January, including workshops organised by Brighton Law Soc with the Student Development Company, and Bond Dickinson LLP. Aspiring Solicitors also have several open days, networking events, and lunches planned. However, all of the deadlines to apply to attend are at midday on Sunday 1st January; applications after…

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Honest Revision and Essay Guidance From a Third-Year Who Hasn’t Had Break Down (Yet)

For many students, the Christmas holidays are the first time they have been able to visit home since the beginning of the academic year. However, sadly this holiday also falls in the shadow of deadlines and exams! And for those of us that have jobs as well, there is another thing to add to the…

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