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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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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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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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