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A week in the life of a Practical Law Student Ambassador

No comments, posted on May 12, 2015

I’m Sarah Carter, an LPC student and Practical Law Student Ambassador at the University of Law in Bristol. I applied for the Practical Law Student Ambassador position after using Practical Law on the GDL, as I recognised that it would […]

Feature: Natalie Connor: How to get that job

No comments, posted on January 28, 2013

Natalie Connor, from the University of Nottingham, offers advice on how to successfully apply for Vacation Schemes and Training Contracts. I am writing this from the perspective of a law student who did two City Vacation Schemes last summer, endless Training […]

Mary Ashley: Decisions, Decisions…

No comments, posted on October 7, 2011

Mary Ashley is a recent graduate from the University of Oxford. In a guest article for the Law Student, Mary considers the decisions you have to make on the path to becoming a lawyer.

As a First Year at University, the last thing you want to be thinking about is what you will be doing once you graduate. But if you want to compete in the intense competition for jobs, you don’t really have much of a choice. The sooner you think about it, the more likely you are to be successful.