Tag: A-levels

Do law firms care which A-Levels I do?

A young wannabe lawyer needs readers' advice

Sep 30 2022 11:05am

Leeds Uni law students offered £10k cash and free accommodation to defer

Move comes as A-level grades hit record highs

Aug 13 2021 9:55am

Why the law should treat algorithms like murderous Greek statues

Future magic circle trainee William Holmes considers whether 'mutant algorithms' should have their day in court, following this summer's A-Level exam results fiasco

Sep 17 2020 11:32am

Akin Gump drops A-Level requirement in diversity push

MoneyLaw training contract more attainable?

Sep 2 2020 9:23am

DWF scraps specific A-Level requirements for training contract seekers

Social mobility push comes amid results chaos for college leavers

Aug 14 2020 10:38am

Barristers dish out career wisdom to mark A-Level results day

Exams scrapped in wake of coronavirus mean sixth-formers receive grades based on predictions and schools' past performance

Aug 13 2020 12:58pm

Top UK law schools require higher A-Level grades from poorer students, research finds

Also half as likely to attend high-ranking unis

Jul 13 2020 2:40pm

Solicitor who got CDEE A-Level grades reveals how it’s still possible to get into law if you mess up your exams

Don't expect an "easy solution", stresses STEM graduate Chrissie Wolfe

Aug 16 2019 12:05pm

Legal Twitterati unusually quiet on A-Level results day

But excitable teens take to social media to trumpet success

Aug 15 2019 12:38pm

Studying at Cambridge and plenty of work experience — but are my A-levels holding me back?

I have been unsuccessful in every round for open days, vacation schemes and training contracts applications

Oct 4 2017 1:48pm

Should I study A-level law if I want to do a law degree?

Help or hindrance: Legal Cheek investigates the value of this 'soft' subject

Jun 26 2017 8:56am

I did a BTEC instead of A-levels — can I still get a training contract?

One aspiring lawyer harbours concerns that a lack of A-Levels will hinder his legal career

Nov 22 2016 10:41am

Law student newbies shed public tears of joy on A-level day

Social media was awash this morning with emotional teens celebrating their upgraded status

Aug 13 2015 11:28am

Ex-Eastenders and Strictly Star Chris Parker On His Frustration With Law Firms’ A-Level Obsession

After spending his 20s as an actor, rising to fame in Eastenders and Strictly Come...

Dec 18 2012 2:18pm

ADVICE: ‘How Can I Get a First Class Degree?’

‘Mike’, who has just begun an undergraduate law degree, wants to know what it takes...

Oct 4 2012 12:12pm

#RoundMyKitchenTable: Understanding How Law Firms Think About A-Levels

With many law firms and barristers’ chambers using strict minimum A-level requirements to filter wannabes,...

Aug 17 2012 5:14pm