Brighton University Law Blog

Promoting opportunities, and bringing together Students, Alumni, and Professionals

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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This year LawCareers.Net has launched a new ‘Starting Out’ hub which is designed for new users of the site. It covers a number of key constituencies.   The first of these is the First Year Zone which is sponsored by Slaughter and May. In particular for first years, check out the opportunities page.   LawCareers.Net…

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LegalTalent Competition

LegalTalent, a key strand of LegalWeek Connect, offers students and universities the unique opportunity to showcase their abilities and the excellence of their educational institutions to the world’s premier law firms – LegalTalent Competition.   The Challenge How can the legal profession change to better manage generational differences, inclusivity and diversity for future business success?  …

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Oxford University Law Books

Oxford University Press books are available via the Law Trove Oxford University Press website here (collections). By purchasing a collection from the Law Trove website, your books are available as online resources as well with internet access.   “The 2017 subject collections are available for student purchase now for just £49.99. Students get 12 months’ digital…

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Blogging Opportunity

Brighton University Law Students have been offered an amazing opportunity to assist with writing articles for a Law Firm, Wells Burcombe LLP. In order to be chosen, you will need email and sumbit your post by Monday 16th October. The post should be no more than 600 words and must be based upon one…

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What is blogging? A discussion or informational website. It can contain anything from personal entries to contemporary issues. Benefits of blogging: Wider audience, potentially global. You can gain recognition this way, and any potential employer may be reading your work. Write about topics that interest you, and are contemporary. You can write about your own…

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“Junior Lawyer Division Forum: helping you secure a training position”

Amazing (and free!) opportunity at The Law Society in London (113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL) on 07/10/2017 10:00 – 17:30. Refreshments and lunch provided, along with a planned schedule.   The event is open to current LPC students and for those who have completed the LPC and are currently looking for training positions.  …

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Matrix Chambers Vacancies (London)

Matrix Chambers is an equal opportunities employer who is committed to diversity amongst its staff, members and trainees. They endeavour to encourage and welcome applications from women, people of minority ethnic origin, people with disabilities and those who are LGBT+, as well as candidates from other groups which are underrepresented in the legal sector – And…

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Springboard into Law Programme

Springboard into Law is a programme designed to provide you with an insight into the recruitment process for vacation scheme and training contract opportunities. This session is the perfect preparation for those who want to become a solicitor, giving valuable insight into the legal market, what you can expect with future assessments and tips on…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: July

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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