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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 17, 2018

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Comeback kings and queens

August 5, 2014 |

Have you taken a career break and are you finding it hard to get back into the workforce?

The financial services organisation Morgan Stanley is among a growing number of employers launching initiatives aimed at returners in recognition … Read More

It ain’t what you say – it’s the way that you say it?

March 7, 2013 |

When preparing for an interview, it’s easy to overlook thinking about the impression you want to make through your communication skills. Communication skills are vital to any successful interview. In addition to evaluating how good and pertinent your answers are, … Read More

What’s it like working in marketing?

March 6, 2013 |

We all know the importance of having our legal affairs in order but how many of us actually do it? The reality is that many of us break into a cold sweat at the thought of instructing a solicitor; we think … Read More

How to secure legal work experience

January 14, 2013 | 1

The College of Law reveal the multiplicity of places law hopefuls can search for relevant work experience. And remember: it doesn’t all need to be in the legal space either, thinking outside the box can prove just as valuable.

Why … Read More

Employee wanted: no degree required

August 8, 2012 |

Did you know you could grow a career in law or become an accountant without a university degree? Well you can! And whilst for many years, university was seen as the only way to gain an education and a top … Read More

Life as a secretary agent

April 24, 2012 |

The term secretary is interestingly a derivative of the Latin word ‘secernere’ meaning to distinguish or set apart, carrying the connotation of something being private or confidential, and we can see a linear path to the use of the term … Read More

What is it really like to work in law?

April 9, 2012 | 1

How does the work of a lawyer really measure up to all those TV dramas and bestselling books? How do you go about identifying which areas of law you might be interested in; or what sort of employer and what … Read More

Planning your legal career

April 6, 2012 |

To qualify as a lawyer you will need to navigate your way through somewhere in the region of eight years of education and training after your GCSEs.

In order to maximise your chances of successfully securing a career in law, … Read More

Are you right for a career in the law?

March 10, 2012 |

Are you right for a career in the law?

As with any attractive and potentially very rewarding career choice, entry to the legal profession is very competitive. This article will give you some pointers to help you decide whether you … Read More

Understanding the legal market

February 1, 2012 |

For the first in this series of articles on a career in law, I’d like to begin by looking at the legal market, in order to help you make your initial career decisions.

Probably the first thing to consider is … Read More