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Adrian Phillips, Guest Lecture – ‘Life as a Commercial Lawyer’

Adrian Phillips – who is currently the general counsel and risk manager of Valice Trust Company – has been at Brighton University to speak to second year law students about the day-to-day life within a commercial law firm. After falling into commercial law towards the end of his education, Adrian went on to explain the…

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The Law Society’s Black History Month Inspiration Evening 2016

The Law Society of England and Wales held for the sixth year, an event in London to celebrate Black History Month. The inspirational evening was chaired by Stephanie Boyce and featured a line-up of speakers including Claudine Adeyemi, Joy Akah-Douglas, District Judge (MC) Tan Ikram, and Tom Lawal. Christina Blacklaws who is the deputy vice-president of The…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: October

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 – as a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are just a few: Court Volunteer Location: Sussex Commitment: Once…

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The Student Lawyer: All The Help You Need To Persue A Career In Law

First year, second year, third year? Do you want to hear about careers advice? Extra-curricular activities? Law Fairs? Pro bono work? The Student Lawyer is a student-led website which provides invaluable study and careers advice, as well as updates on developments in the legal world, to those pursuing a career in Law – And they want as many student…

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A Student’s Perspective: 7 Tips For The New Law Student

This post is a reflection on my first and second years studying law. It aims to enlighten the 1st year students on what it is like being a law student, the expectations and the sacrifices you might have to make along the way. This has been divided into seven tips that might help you cope…

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