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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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Insight From This Year’s Client Interviewing Final

The 2016/17 Client Interviewing Competition, sponsored by Gerard Maye Legal Solicitors, was another great success! And the winners will of course move on to compete in the Regional Competition. Let’s wish them all the success, and more, that we had last year when Brighton made it to the Internationals and came in third place! Giving…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: December

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 – especially with…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: November

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: Police and Probation Volunteer Location: Brighton…

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Client Skills: Advice From A Private Client Solicitor

Previously a Criminal lawyer, and having run a crown court, and managed a London office, Simon Landivar is now working as an experienced solicitor at Rix & Kay LLP, now specialising in private client work. This week the University was fortunate enough to have him in to give a talk to students about client interviewing skills, which included…

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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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Student’s Guide: Landlord & Tenant Issues by Giovanni Parcou

A particular uphill battle is seen in Brighton and in other places across the UK for students is renting. Issues range from the quality of properties available through to the level of care given by agents or landlords toward students. However, like any other Tenant of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, students are granted rights and…

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