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Baker McKenzie Event: 2nd May – Deadline to apply 14th April

Baker McKenzie will be hosting a fantastic event for Aspiring Solicitors members on 2nd May 2017, from 17.15 to 21.00. Attendees will take part in a simulation of a Mergers & Acquisitions deal, which aims to replicate the type of work a corporate trainee solicitor at Baker McKenzie undertakes.  Attendees will also network with members of the…

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Adrian Phillips, Guest Lecture – ‘Life as a Commercial Lawyer’

Adrian Phillips – who is currently the general counsel and risk manager of Valice Trust Company – has been at Brighton University to speak to second year law students about the day-to-day life within a commercial law firm. After falling into commercial law towards the end of his education, Adrian went on to explain the…

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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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Networking: What’s the point?

‘Networking’ has always made me feel little bit nauseous. Having to splash out on a nice suit, head off to a city-central venue to befriend potential ‘key-holders’ to your career, it’s always made me feel uneasy. Yet, even though the prospect still makes me a feel a little nervous I’ve learnt to take networking from…

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