Advice to first year law students from a second year
'The key is preparedness', writes Durham undergrad Adam Jordan, as he offers up his top tips to first year success
Barrister shares top 10 pupillage application tips as Gateway reopens
'Do not swallow a thesaurus', Colin Witcher advises
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‘Why do City law firms target second year law students?’
It just seems so arbitrary
The Legal Cheek Podcast: Why failure is just a form of feedback
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99 training contract interview tips
With examples of the questions you need to know how to answer
‘I’ve got first year scheme offers from A&O, HSF and Slaughters — which should I pick?’
They all run on the same dates
Junior barrister offers her top 15 tips to pupillage interview success
Accept it's a competition but don't sweat the small stuff, says Red Lion Chambers' Joanna Hardy
A law student shares his last-minute TC application pain
Face down those procrastination demons
6 ways to distract law firms from disappointing first-year results
Keep calm and carry on, says first-year law student Christianah Babajide
The great Legal Cheek debate: to post-grad gap year or to not post-grad gap year
Indulge your wanderlust, or get straight on the payroll? You decide
7 pieces of advice I’d give to my junior barrister self
City Law School pro bono director Sarwan Singh on what he's learnt on his journey from law centres and local government to academia
Advice: ‘I met my conditions for Durham, but my grades are good enough for me to re-apply to Oxbridge’
Last week I received this email from an A-level student who is considering taking a...
Quitting a law degree because of a disappointing first year: a good idea?
Last week I got this email. My response is below. Dear Anonymous Lancaster University Student,...
The Guardian’s advice to this wannabe lawyer is really bad
The ‘work’ section of Saturday’s The Guardian featured a plea for help from a wannabe...
How not to become a smart casualty at a law firm open day
Is smart casual a trap? A law firm “encourages” me to turn up for their...
Vac Scheme Application Forms: It’s All About The ‘Challenging Situation’ Question
Barrister-to-be OccupyTheInns shares his pupillage hunt wisdom with wannabe solicitors as they prepare to submit...
ADVICE: ‘My Writer Husband Is Demanding That I Do a Justine Thornton’
Dear Auntie Em, Since the Labour Party conference earlier this month, my husband has been...
ADVICE: ‘How Can I Get a First Class Degree?’
‘Mike’, who has just begun an undergraduate law degree, wants to know what it takes...
How To Face Down Dirty Tactics During a Vac Scheme
Over the weekend, ‘The Budding Lawyer’ wrote of the dirty tactics he had fallen victim...
‘Does Grindr Count As An Extra-Curricular Activity?’
The other day, desperate for something memorable to put in the gaping ‘outside interests’ section...