Tag: The University of Law

Why authenticity is crucial for aspiring lawyers

Harriet Pearce, ULaw Nottingham Campus Manager, dives into commercial awareness, career tips, and the city’s legal allure

5 days ago

Wanting to convert a vac scheme to a training contract? Here’s what you need to know

ULaw Campus Dean Aruna Verma discusses transferable skills and commercial awareness hot topics

Feb 15 2024 8:26am

From Magic Circle lawyer to law school campus dean

Sarah Pooley talks about her move into education, MC lawyering and hot career tips for trainee hopefuls

Feb 7 2024 8:50am

Exploring the wealth of possibilities for aspiring lawyers in the North

Dean of ULaw in the North, Matthew Tomlinson offers his careers advice for trainee hopefuls

Jan 31 2024 9:14am

Some words of wisdom for pupillage seekers

Beverley Dawes, head of the Bar Practice Course at ULaw, offers her advice on selecting chambers, writing applications, and interviews

Jan 23 2024 8:48am

ULaw offers careers support to displaced Ukrainian lawyers

Lectures, mentoring and networking

Oct 9 2023 8:14am
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ULaw student eyes Miss England crown

Friends call Francesca Crossley the 'real-life Legally Blonde'

Aug 16 2023 8:46am
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ULaw tutor on course to become Law Society president

Lawyer-turned-lecturer Mark Evans will take the top spot in 2025 after being appointed deputy-vice president

Aug 4 2023 11:48am
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Forging a career as a City lawyer

The University of Law academic manager Nicole Kalli discusses what it is like to work and study in London

Jun 30 2023 11:07am

‘Do your homework on the law firms you apply to’

Showing you know who they are and what they do, and having your clear reasons for applying, is vital to success, says ULaw careers consultant John McKeown

Jun 29 2023 12:18pm

A day-by-day account of a virtual summer vacation scheme

Lawyers and industry experts share insights on a range of commercial law topics

Jun 26 2023 4:20pm

Chasing a training contract? Here are four hot topics you need to know about

From ChatGPT to the SQE, ULaw Deputy Vice-Chancellor Peter Crisp looks at the major talking points among aspiring lawyers

Jun 16 2023 12:51pm

Nottingham’s legal market has ‘something for everyone’

Clare Newton, lecturer at ULaw Nottingham, shares her view on the changing legal market and life as a solicitor

Jun 9 2023 11:17am

Future trainees share their law school experiences

ULaw students due to start their training contracts offer advice on how to navigate the SQE and LPC, alongside a careers expert

Jun 8 2023 1:44pm
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What went down at LegalEdCon 2023

Legal Cheek's annual conference gathered together key figures from across the profession to discuss lawfluencers, AI, SQE and more

May 19 2023 12:48pm

‘I swapped nursing for law after reading Donoghue v Stevenson’

Anne Robertson reflects on her journey from nurse to solicitor, and now Undergraduate Programme and Student Lead at The University of Law's Leeds campus

May 10 2023 11:20am

A former law firm recruiter explains how to secure a training contract

Ellen Marsh, now careers manager at ULaw Bristol, offers students her advice

May 4 2023 12:17pm
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Beyond SQE: plugging the knowledge and skills gap

The University of Law's National SQE Programme Director, Jill Howell-Williams, explains how the law school adds value to prep courses

Apr 27 2023 10:28am

Latest speakers announced for LegalEdCon 2023

Further high profile figures to address delegates at Legal Cheek’s future of legal education and training conference in just three weeks' time

Apr 27 2023 9:43am
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ULaw launches SQE tie-up with top Chinese law firm

New partnership with TianTai Law Firm will support students based in China who wish to practise English law

Apr 13 2023 9:15am

Further speakers announced ahead of LegalEdCon 2023

📣 Second speaker announcement

Apr 12 2023 10:22am