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UCL law student recognised in New Year Honours List

Zakaria Dada awarded a British Empire Medal for community efforts during Covid-19, and tells Legal Cheek of his appreciation

Jan 5 2023 10:15am

‘Bin online exams’, says top barrister

12KBW's Daniel Sokol voices concerns over cheating and the impact ChatGPT could have on degree credibility

Jan 5 2023 9:18am

Sidley Austin launches sustainability apprenticeship

The new scheme could attract those looking for a pathway into the emergent ESG sector

Jan 4 2023 11:15am

Law firm tackles loneliness with new bookshop

gunnercooke community project opens in Manchester

Dec 22 2022 10:51am

The transition from construction lawyer to tutor — and what I learned along the way

ULaw’s Gareth Bramley offers his advice to students navigating today’s changing legal landscape

Dec 1 2022 12:22pm

The path to a training contract is rarely straightforward

Gowling WLG’s Anjali Bancroft discusses her journey to becoming a real estate lawyer and why enthusiasm and common sense are key qualities for those seeking to follow in her footsteps

Nov 25 2022 2:01pm

Why I chose to be an energy lawyer

Reed Smith’s Wei Wei on her passion for the energy sector and why those seeking to follow in her footsteps need to be prepared to play the long game

Nov 24 2022 3:13pm

The path to training at a listed law firm

Gateley corporate trainee Harriet Price discusses her path into law and life at the firm’s London office

Nov 23 2022 11:43am

The varied work of a corporate partner

HSF’s Michael Jacobs gives us a window into the exciting world of top-level law

Nov 22 2022 10:25am
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Beyond the SQE: the changing face of legal education

BPP’s Hilary Chadwick on navigating a new regime and what the future holds for legal education

Nov 16 2022 11:07am

What law firms want their junior lawyers to know

BARBRI’s Alisa Gray on her time in corporate law and producing training materials for the next generation of lawyers

Nov 15 2022 10:33am

How I helped my law firm list on the London Stock Exchange

DWF’s Ciara Healy shares her experience advising the firm on its 2019 listing

Nov 10 2022 10:39am

Finding the right law firm for you

Squire Patton Boggs corporate associate Gabriel Pennington shares the key considerations aspiring lawyers should think about

Nov 4 2022 11:44am

How lawyers help their clients through economic uncertainty

TLT’s Ainslie Benzie tells us why the firm’s strap-line, ‘For what comes next’, is more appropriate than ever

Oct 31 2022 10:07am

How I came to negotiate multi-million-pound deals

Shoosmiths’ Michelle Craven-Faulkner shares her career journey from in-house transport lawyer to contract expert

Oct 26 2022 10:15am

How I used my background in neuroscience to make it as a lawyer

Bristows' Gregory Bacon on his transition from academia to IP and what STEM students can offer law firms

Oct 19 2022 12:10pm

My life as a green finance lawyer

Hogan Lovells' Andrew Carey maps out his career, ahead of tomorrow's virtual student event

Oct 18 2022 11:54am

6 reasons why future trainees need to engage with legal tech

Legal Cheek Careers sits down with BCLP’s Nick Pryor to discuss the importance of legal tech for aspiring lawyers

Oct 14 2022 8:56am

Meet the sustainability manager helping one global law firm go green

Bird & Bird’s Lauren Nethercleft on her newly created role of sustainability manager and the firm’s drive to meet their net zero ambitions

Oct 13 2022 10:25am

Lawyers’ role in the race to net zero

Burges Salmon Director Ellen Williams on helping clients become greener and the satisfaction of seeing construction plans become reality

Oct 3 2022 8:20am

Ahead of the curve: How law firms are preparing their clients for the next big thing

Osborne Clarke’s Catherine Hammon explains how she got into digital transformation and why being a knowledge lawyer means always staying one step ahead

Sep 26 2022 12:59pm