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Future Legal Mind 2017: Essay Submission

Future Legal Mind is a national award for UK resident students, set up by National Accident Helpline to recognise young legal talent. The award, run in association with legal industry publication Lawyer 2B, is now an annual scheme following its successful launch in 2014, aims to identify the next generation of high fliers in the…

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Recap: The Southern Varsities Mooting Competition

Written by Brighton Uni mooting competitor, Robert Murphy: On Saturday the 18th of May two teams from Brighton University took part in the Southern Varsities Moot Competition at the University of Sussex. Jamie Todd and I were the members of one team, and Ayanna White-Laurent and Kerry Levins were the other. In total there were nine…

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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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University of Brighton Runners Up In Canada

Two University of Brighton Students, Chloe Chatton and Fionnuala Richardson, successfully made it to the finals of the International Client Consultation Competition (ICCC) in Ontario, Canada. They were competing against Scotland and New Zealand for first place, with New Zealand just pipping them to the post.

Gerard Maye Legal Client Interviewing Competition

Now more than ever legal professionals need inter-personal skills as well as knowledge of the law in order to be successful. The University of Brighton’s annual Legal Client Interviewing Competition seeks to promote the skills necessary for effective interviewing. The theme for this year’s competition was criminal law, eg interviewing and advising clients in the…

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Gerard Maye Client Interviewing Competition 2013

Now more than ever, legal students need inter-personal skills as well as knowledge of the law in order to be successful. The University of Brighton’s annual Legal Client Interviewing Competition seeks to address this need by developing the skills necessary for effective interviewing. The theme for this year’s competition was commercial contracts. The competition was…

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