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Elocution – essential for Northern England graduates looking to work in the South?

Elocution Lessons – a vital part of a move from the North to London? There has recently been a flurry of articles and comments in the media about the legal profession being traditional, conservative and middle class with a bias against anyone not conforming with the norm. This includes those with strong regional accents applying…

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in Legal Profession, Training Contracts, Pupillage and Work Experience

Which University is the best for studying for a law degree?

What University should I go to in order to study Law? This is a question we are often, or “What is the best university to study law at” or “which Universities do commercial law firms consider to be the best?” or “Are there any universities that law firms will not take applications from”. The answer…

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in Legal Profession, Relocation

How to Convert Australian degrees into UK degrees and vice versa

Converting Australian degree grades into UK degree grades and vice versa. Converting UK degree classifications into Australian degrees and vice versa is not straightforward. Firstly Australian degrees are not split into 2.1 or upper second class degrees and 2.2 or lower second class degree levels. Australian students and graduates tend to be quite surprised when…

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Areas of Law to avoid getting work experience or a training contract in unless you are a sado-masochist

Areas of Law to Avoid unless you are a sado-masochist The title of this article speaks for itself.  These are the areas of law  to avoid getting work experience in, finding paralegal work or applying for training contracts in 2013. Crime LSC funded Immigration Personal injury LSC funded Family Law Social Welfare and Mental Health.…

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What is the difference between contentious and non-contentious legal work?

Q: What is the difference between contentious and non-contentious legal work? A: Contentious legal work relates to legal matters that take place between two or more parties, such as a court hearing or a tribunal hearing to resolve a dispute. Non-contentious legal work relates to transactions occuring between one or more parties, such as the…

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in Changing Jobs, Legal Profession, Staying in Your Job, Training Contracts, Pupillage and Work Experience

How to Dramatically Improve your Legal Career Prospects

This article is divided into three sections. The first is for law students, the second is for graduates and the third is for qualified lawyers, solicitors and legal staff. How do I Dramatically Improve my Legal Career Prospects? We often get asked this question and people are often expecting an easy answer. It depends on…

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Overseas Lawyers

Overseas lawyers have over the last 4-5 years or so found it easier to source work in the UK. We do not intend to discuss the issue of work permits etc.. as there are plenty of sites with excellent advice available on them already. With the increase in bulk conveyancing, telephone advice services, local authority…

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