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- in the category: New lawyers
Second year law student, Bethany Chisolm, shares her experience of adapting to studying from home and explains what she's doing to make the best of the situation
Yvonne Evans is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee. In this blog, she talks about making the move from working as a Private Client solicitor in a large Scottish firm to academia.
Thomas Meacher, fourth-year student on the dual qualifying LLB and President of the Dundee University Law Society, offers his top tips on how students can bolster their CV, even during the lockdown.
Bianca Praino, Founder and Director of Praino Careers, offers her advice on how international law students can get themselves ready to enter the UK workplace.
Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator, Lyndsey Thomson, explains how mentoring can help graduates get ready for the workplace.
Cinzia Pusceddu is an Academic Liaison Officer (Technology Manager) at the University of Edinburgh's School of Engineering. As part of our blog series exploring alternative careers, Cinzia discusses why law students might want to consider a career in Educational Technology.
DPLP student and founder of See Through Law, Amelia Mah, shares her top tips on how to make the best impression in your video interview for an internship or training contract.
Careers & Outreach Coordinator Lyndsey Thomson explains how mentoring can help you stick to those New Year resolutions and re-focus your career plans.
Kirsty Lang is a solicitor at Lyons Davidson and a graduate of the 2008 recession. In this piece she offers her tips for students on seeking a traineeship in difficult times.
Careers are rarely linear, yet that doesn't make the unexpected twists and turns any less daunting when they happen. Olivia Moore, our Careers & Wellbeing Manager, discusses the impact of coronavirus on careers and asks if you have a story to share of an unexpected career journey that could help others for our new careers blog series.
Olivia Moore, Careers & Wellbeing Manager at the Law Society of Scotland, explains contextualised recruitment for students, as these systems designed to enable fair access are becoming more common in graduate recruitment.
Hannah Leslie, Group Lawyer at Springfield Properties Plc, talks about why students who don't have legal summer placements don't need to panic about how this might impact their job prospects.