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Success for CPE postgraduate law students

Success for CPE postgraduate Law students

Reflections on the first month of studying law as a post-graduate student at the University of Brighton

I came across the CPE at Brighton earlier on this year, looking for a course that would suit me and my current lifestyle and allow me to study a subject in which  I would have great future career prospects. I have been working in Senior Management within Social Sciences for over ten years and was always interested in Law…

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Top tips for new LLB students from recent graduate Giovanni Parcou

Open Letter to LLB Starters The beginning of University marks the start in your career, and as a previous law student I know how daunting that can be. It will be an exciting experience where you will meet fantastic people and be given great opportunities, and above all you will be learning about what ties…

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10 University of Brighton law students spend the day with Gerard Maye Legal

Ten second year University of Brighton law students were delighted to have the opportunity to spend a day with the team at Gerard Maye Legal, where they experienced a day in the life of a law firm. The unanimous verdict was that the day provided a unique insight into the profession and we are very…

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What makes a good family lawyer, by Charlotte Hustwayte, 3rd year LLB Law with Business, taking Family Law elective

What it takes to be a good family lawyer in today’s society is not necessarily the same as what it was 10 years ago. As the workings of today’s family is ever changing lawyers that deal with these families also need to be open minded and change with the times. There is no room for…

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Negotiation competition 2014 student blog Declan McCardle

I’m very happy that I took part in the negotiation workshops and competition. The workshops provided the opportunity to learn valuable skills for the future, whilst the competition provided the opportunity to put these skills into practice and forced us to think on our feet. Another excellent benefit will be the work experience given by…

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Negotiation competition 2014 student blog Dewi Jones

I was not sure what to expect when I took part in this year’s negotiation competition. I thought it was just going to be an interesting competition to participate in. The workshops were really helpful with regards to what a negotiation actually includes and also how to actually partake in a successful negotiation. The skills…

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Negotiation competition 2014 Student blog Lucy H

I am so glad that I got involved in the negotiation competition. The supportive and encouraging way in which the group was run really helped me to feel confident going into the actual negotiation sessions. The practice workshops covered the basic principles behind negotiation, however the emphasis was firmly placed on putting these into practice…

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Judge praises students’ work in overturning conviction on Innocence Project

UK judge praises students for helping overturn murder conviction Ex-gang member Dwaine George’s conviction for 2001 murder quashed after Cardiff University law students took up case The Guardian,              Tuesday 9 December 2014 12.22 GMT Sir Brian Leveson, president of the Queen’s bench division, paid tribute to the work of the Innocence Project at Cardiff…

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