Tag: Ulaw

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

What went down at the Legal Cheek – ULaw Winter 2023 Virtual Vacation Scheme

A whistle-stop tour of a week’s worth of commercial awareness discussions and applications advice

Dec 14 2023 4:05pm

Making the most of opportunities as a training contract hopeful

ULaw Vice-Chancellor Peter Crisp offers his top careers advice

Dec 1 2023 8:05am

An employability expert’s top tips for training contract applications and interviews

How to work out your practice interests and write convincingly

Nov 8 2023 11:34am

‘Go outside your comfort zone and try to tell a story’

ULaw Director of Employability talks career change, pro bono opportunities and building resilience

Nov 6 2023 9:52am

‘Don’t underestimate open-mindedness when it comes to securing a training contract’

ULaw Campus Dean Matthew Tomlinson offers his insights into the Leeds legal market

Nov 2 2023 12:19pm

How to stand out this TC application season

ULaw Campus Dean Zoe King offers her advice on tackling applications, commercial awareness and interviews

Oct 26 2023 9:27am

Top tips for vac scheme applications

ULaw's John McKeown talks writing concisely, assessment centres and handling rejection

Oct 16 2023 1:33pm

Insights into the Birmingham legal market and how to go about building QWE

Clare Stapleton, Employability Group Manager at ULaw Birmingham talks networking tips, common application pitfalls and demonstrating commercial awareness

Oct 10 2023 10:59am

How to study and network effectively, and why international experiences are invaluable

Meet Aruna Verma, the new Dean at ULaw’s Moorgate campus

Sep 20 2023 10:41am

‘Future lawyers need to be versatile and willing to innovate’

As technology continues to transform the legal industry, we chat to Cemile Cakir, head of online postgraduate academic courses at ULaw, for her take on how students should engage with it

Jul 17 2023 2:30pm

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

The lowdown on Liverpool’s thriving legal scene

Nicola Walker, The University of Law's Liverpool and Chester campus manager, makes the case for pursuing a legal career in the North West

May 24 2023 12:03pm