Ed note: This is the latest post in the 'If I knew then what I know now' series, where leading members of the legal profession share their wisdom with the next generation of wannabes. I have spent thirty years as an 'academic' – whatever that means – as a teacher of law and as part... Read more »
Assorted scenes from week one, term one, of the GDL And a taster of week one, term three...
Now that he's finished the GDL, David Woodall finally has some time to sample the delights of law firms' training contract application forms. The GDL is over. Stressful, difficult, but worth it, hopefully... I keep telling myself that even if I’ve failed and have wasted thousands of pounds, at least I have a little legal... Read more »
The pressure is on as GDL exams near, but the more David Woodall reads, the less he feels like he knows It’s here: every lecture, seminar and revision session in the last nine months has been leading up to this point, where Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) students around the country get to demonstrate everything... Read more »
Wannabe lawyers need to be more Margaret Thatcher and less Nick Clegg if they are to bag a training contract, says GDL student Kitty Law If I hear any more whining I will not be responsible for my actions. The whining to which I refer emanates from more Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) students than... Read more »
Follow @LegalCheek Legal Cheek re-writes stories from other websites in 90s yoofspeak so RollonFriday doesn’t have to Check it out, man! It's Bonfire Night 2 and this time the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is on the fire. Yes, the GDL is literally going up in spliff smoke. Sheff Hallam Uni has hotboxed its GDL... Read more »
Follow @catpond Lawyer-to-be Cat Pond is relieved to put the ten-month Graduate Diploma in Law behind her A collective sigh of relief was heard in the corridors of the College of Law after the last Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) exam finished in June. Apart from the location of the nearest bar, the one topic... Read more »