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Exploring alternative careers: How I ended up building a career in marketing

As part of our blog series looking at alternative careers with an LLB, Emma O’Day, Head of Marketing at Cashroom, explores where her degree took her after graduating and deciding not to pursue a career as a solicitor.

My time as a co-opted Board member

Lynsey Walker, Partner and Solicitor Advocate at Addleshaw Goddard LLP, shares what it was like to be the Society's co-opted Board member with less than 10 years PQE, how it helped her and why she would recommend the experience to all.

Exploring alternative careers: Ever thought about lecturing?

Emma Jackson and Jason Graham, who both lecture in law at City of Glasgow College, share their experiences of lecturing in further education and what it's really like. They offer their advice on how to get into this career and how they managed it themselves.

Exploring alternative careers: Success and satisfaction outwith legal practice

As part of our series of blogs exploring alternative career options, Kirstin Nee, Head of Scotland and Northern Ireland at DUAL Asset Underwriting, explores where her degree took her after graduating and deciding not to pursue a career as a solicitor.

Exploring alternative careers: From legal practice to teaching law

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.

Enhancing your CV: Lockdown doesn't mean locked out

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.

Succeeding in the UK job market: A guide for international students

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.

Are you workplace ready?

Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator, Lyndsey Thomson, explains how mentoring can help graduates get ready for the workplace.

Exploring alternative careers: Working in Educational Technology (EdTech)

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.

Top 10 tips for law students and graduates who are looking for a training contract

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.

Covid careers: navigating a path through a foggy future

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.

No summer placement? Don’t stress!

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.

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