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Future Legal Mind 2018

The annual Future Legal Mind Award for undergraduate law students launches this week. Find out how to enter. The 4th Future Legal Mind Award opens for entries this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win £5,000 and a valuable work placement. The award, sponsored by National Accident Helpline, offers the country’s brightest legal…

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Commercial Awareness Talk by David Daniell

We had the pleasure of meeting David, an in-house lawyer at Thales where he provided advice on a range of issues from working with the Ministry of Defence to working on a project with the London Underground to improve signalling on the underground network.  Thales also play a key role in the building of in-flight entertainment…

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Client Interviewing: Guest Practitioner Visit

As part of the Client Interviewing Workshops we were joined by Brighton University alumnus Daniel Dickson, now a solicitor at a local Brighton firm, Rix and Kay. Daniel offered an insight into client interviewing and its importance in dispute resolution. This also assisted with advice for the Client Interviewing competition which we are currently undertaking….

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Is Brexit the reason we don’t have a no-fault divorce law?

The law as it is leaves a lot to be desired. Divorce, although currently on the decrease, is still prevalent in society, with the Office for National Statistics quoting 101,077 divorces in 2015. However, the current state of divorce law does not make the process easy for both parties, especially when you consider emotions will be…

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Brighton University Alumni, Komal Joshi

We are formally inviting you all to a talk on 3rd November at 5-6:30 in Mithras House 218 hosted by our very own Brighton Alumni, ‘Komal Joshi’. She is now a pupil barrister at 12 College Place and is progressing immensely in her career. Komal was once like us, she came to Brighton to study Law…

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Put Yourself to the Test for Justice!

With Walk the Thames, the Great Legal Quiz and London Marathon ballot deadline fast approaching this is your last chance to sign up and support access to justice this autumn!   Walk (or run) the Thames  – Saturday 28th October – 8.30am or 12:30pm start Keen walkers and runners can join in this picturesque walk…

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Darlingtons Solicitors

Craig Sharpe is going to be coming in on Wednesday 22nd November in M218 at 4pm along with Noel Inge of ILEX to talk with students studying the CPE and 3rd Year Students studying LLB about potential opportunities after graduation:   The inside track on what law firms and clients now look for in trainee and…

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Step into Law

  Step into Law hosted by the University of Law. This is the first workshop that is catered towards applications relating to vacation schemes and training contracts. This is an excellent opportunity for all years, but especially those in second and first year looking to become solicitors or barristers. Do not miss your chance to…

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Brighton University Negotiation Competition 2017/18

Why take part? Negotiation skills are crucial to future lawyers, as many disputes do not go to court but instead are settled by way of a negotiated agreement.  The University of Brighton negotiation competition offers you the opportunity to learn about the role of negotiation in the profession and the chance to practice preparing for…

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Law School Challenge 2017/18

Interested in winning a prestigious award at the House of Commons? If you register by 24th October, you can even win the early bird prize; a session with top lawyers from Hardwicke Chambers and a city law firm!   My name is Ying and I volunteer at both LawWorks and Bar Pro Bono Unit on the Law School Challenge….

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City Solicitors Horizons

City Solicitors Horizons is a pioneering initiative to significantly improve first year undergraduates’ access to the legal profession. City Solicitors Horizons is supported by the City of London Solicitors’ Company, the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust (CSET), The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) and leading City law firms.   About the City Solicitors Horizons programme: 50 talented first year…

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