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Should I do the LPC or SQE?

BPP’s Head of Outreach Jonny Hurst shares the drivers for students’ decision-making

Nov 3 2021 10:12am

‘Own your experience as a law career changer’

Mayer Brown trainee Cheryl Stevart discusses her career journey from publishing to corporate law, ahead of her appearance at this week's virtual student event

Oct 19 2021 12:21pm

My journey from law student to junior lawyer — and what I learnt along the way

Hogan Lovells associate Ellie Thwaites discusses her route into the firm’s infrastructure, energy, resources and projects team, and why a year out both before and after university helped on her way

Oct 13 2021 12:13pm

From the 2008 financial crisis to Covid: My career as a capital markets lawyer

Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner Jennifer Tait traces her career from the financial crisis to the ‘new normal’

Oct 6 2021 2:39pm

What makes a good ESG lawyer?

Being a team player and an ‘all-rounder’ will put you in good stead, says Osborne Clarke partner and head of environment Matthew Germain

Sep 22 2021 3:05pm

My work as a cyber risk lawyer

Norton Rose Fulbright lifer Steven Hadwin discusses working on some of the most high-profile data breaches covered by the press

Sep 20 2021 2:21pm

Life as a lawyer in a new era of digital accountability

Linklaters disputes partner Ben Packer discusses the regulation of online harms and why it’s set to be a growth area

Sep 16 2021 11:48am

Life as a healthcare lawyer during a global pandemic

Mills & Reeve partner Dawn Brathwaite shares her career journey and offers advice to aspiring lawyers

Aug 16 2021 1:01pm

7 things that make Macfarlanes ‘meaningfully different’

Get to know the firm beyond the graduate recruitment brochure

Jul 30 2021 12:18pm

Meet the mid-sized firms offering an attractive alternative to City law life

Solicitors and legal education experts discuss opportunities for aspiring lawyers in the South East

Jun 30 2021 2:59pm

BBC takes ‘fresh look’ at the legal profession with new podcast for aspiring lawyers

‘Not All Lawyers Have Law Degrees’ champions atypical routes into law

Jun 21 2021 11:04am

Kim Kardashian reveals she failed first year law exam — again

Reality TV star scored 463, down from a previous score of 474

Jun 14 2021 1:22pm

Smarts contracts, data and big tech: How digitalisation is transforming the law

Dr Mateja Durovic, reader of contract and commercial law at King’s College London, explains how digitalisation is uprooting existing legal frameworks

May 27 2021 11:03am

Why I ditched the traditional solicitor role to become a legal consultant

Alexandra Gladwell, a consultant with Allen & Overy’s Peerpoint, discusses her career change and offers advice around flexible lawyering options

Apr 14 2021 10:45am

How to build an international legal career in Ireland

Partners from Arthur Cox, Matheson and Pinsent Masons join an expert in legal education from BARBRI to discuss Ireland’s position as a global hub in the post-Brexit economy

Mar 3 2021 2:12pm

Working at a US law firm in London

Partners from Akin Gump and V&E join a legal education expert to discuss what it’s like to work in the City

Feb 25 2021 2:24pm

What the tech revolution means for aspiring lawyers

ULaw senior tutor Mike Butler on the impact technology is having on legal education

Feb 23 2021 2:24pm

The key commercial awareness themes of 2021

Lawyers, legal education and tech experts explain what students should focus on as they apply for training contracts this year

Feb 17 2021 3:57pm

Paths to becoming a lawyer: Your official roadmap to the legal profession goes live

Don’t know your LLBs from your SQEs? Don’t panic. This new comprehensive guide is here to help

Feb 11 2021 10:07am

Revealed: The best chambers for training and quality of work 2021

The results of Legal Cheek’s latest Junior Barrister Survey are in

Feb 2 2021 1:15pm

5 pupillage application essentials

Hardwicke barrister Katrina Mather on her path to pupillage and advice to applicants ahead of the Gateway deadline

Jan 28 2021 2:28pm