Author: aishah-hussain

Having a City training contract doesn’t mean you can’t dip into human rights law

Ahead of Reed Smith’s training contract application deadline, we speak to one of the firm’s current trainees, Dominic Bullen, as he reflects on his experience working for non-profits Liberty and Reprieve on secondment

Apr 30 2018 1:39pm

Sexting, knife crime and social media — pro bono takes many forms

Legal Cheek catches up with GDL student and nominee Niki Mehta ahead of tomorrow's pro bono awards ceremony

Apr 24 2018 12:32pm

Fall of the robots? 86% of Brits prefer legal advice from humans

Though a quarter wouldn’t mind robotised MPs

Apr 12 2018 9:15am

Millennials may be tech-savvy, but they can definitely learn a thing or two from those with more experience

Legal Cheek Live recently headed up north for the fourth Secrets to Success event at The University of Law

Apr 10 2018 1:00pm

PwC, Neota Logic and Institute of Student Employers among latest speakers at the Future of Legal Education and Training Conference

Today's speaker announcement coincides with 'two for £400' Conference offer -- open for limited time only

Apr 9 2018 1:33pm

Herbert Smith Freehills becomes latest firm to boost LPC grant to £10,000

Global law firm matches five-figure sum awarded by magic circle outfits

Apr 5 2018 12:46pm

Ten secrets shared on how to secure pupillage

Ahead of Legal Cheek’s Secrets to Success event in Leeds, criminal barrister turned ULaw dean Tom Macdonald gives his top tips

Mar 27 2018 2:52pm

Event: Secrets to Success Leeds — with Pinsent Masons, Irwin Mitchell, Womble Bond Dickinson, Exchange Chambers and ULaw

Apply to attend our latest student commercial awareness event as part of the Secrets to Success series

Mar 19 2018 4:17pm

Law students need to stop waiting for that Suits moment

Lawyers from Pinsent Masons, Irwin Mitchell and St Philips Chambers join The University of Law's Sarah Ramsey to discuss the rise of legal tech and the reality of being a lawyer

Mar 16 2018 2:42pm

Students experiencing knockbacks need to realise they’re playing a numbers game

Sarah Ramsey, the dean at The University of Law Birmingham, reflects on her time in law and what students should be doing now to improve their training contract chances

Mar 6 2018 1:24pm

Four secrets shared on how to secure a training contract

Ahead of Legal Cheek’s Secrets to Success event in Manchester, panellist Catherine Morgan, the Careers Centre Manager at The University of Law, gives her top tips for success

Feb 21 2018 3:55pm

How being a campus ambassador for Hogan Lovells has strengthened my relationship with the firm and my fellow students

Five months’ into the programme and ahead of the deadline for next years’ ambassadors, Durham University law student Tommy Adeyefa reflects on his experience so far

Feb 13 2018 2:24pm

Five secrets shared on how to do well on the LPC

Gareth Richards, the LPC Programme and Student Lead at ULaw Moorgate, reveals what 20 years of experience have taught him about doing well on the Legal Practice Course

Feb 12 2018 1:47pm

From East London to EC2: How I secured a training contract with Mayer Brown by just being my authentic self

Ahead of the firm's 31 January vacation scheme application deadline, Anish Pathak reflects on his journey so far

Jan 23 2018 3:27pm

The most impressive law firm offices — 2018 edition

Where spectacular views and top-notch facilities are part and parcel

Jan 10 2018 9:34am