Third year student Jessica Baxter Clucas shares the summary that she has created on the various Chambers advertising Pupillage through the Pupillage Gateway.
Beenay Hasan: Making the Most of Opportunities
Beenay Hasan discusses how putting herself out there, making the most of connections, and applying for work experience has led to the opportunity of a legal position in the future.
Brit Gales – Update on Commercial Awareness and Business Acumen
Following my recent submission to this blog surrounding the importance of law students expanding their commercial awareness and business acumen, I am keen to share an exciting opportunity that I have recently taken on. A few weeks ago, I decided…
‘The University of Derby has widened my aspirations and my goals’ – Maria Hanif on My Law Experience (so far..)
Second year Law student Maria Hanif talks of her experience as a BAME student who is first generation to go to University. She discusses the lessons she has learned so far and how her aspirations have developed since beginning her…
‘From over 120 first round advocates, I was one of only 16 to have made it to the final’ – Nicola Lambert on the journey to the Final of BPP Advocate of the Year.
Second year student Nicola Lambert outlines her experience of Mooting in her first year: From interview to competing in the final of BPP advocate of the Year.
It’s Time to Building your Commercial Awareness – White and Chase: Future of the Global Economy Virtual Event
‘It is simply not enough to be a Law Graduate’ anymore. Increasingly prospective law employees need to show commercial awareness. Second Year Law Student Brittany Gales shares her insights on Commercial Awareness after attending White and Chase’s Virtual Event on the Future of the Global Economy.
The Lawyer Portal (TLP)
Second Year Law Student Shadelle Dickson-Morris, The Lawyer Portal’s rep for Derby Law School, writes a brief introduction to TLP outlining its benefits and why you should get involved! What is TLP? Hi, I’m Shadelle. I am a current second…
The Balls in your Court: Engaging in a new area of law
In this blog, second year student Scott Thorley talks of his recent participation in a sports law programme run by Mishcon de Reya Sports Law Academy. Scott has always had a passion for sport and has found a way to engage with the area outside of his formal undergraduate study.
New Society Launch: Urban Lawyers North
‘Derby University is a new and upcoming, student-lead university that is receptive to student support and diversity. I knew that the University would be an amazing host for such a society’. President of for the Urban Lawyers North expansion at the University of Derby, Maya Neama, reports on why she was motivated to get involved and develop a branch of Urban Lawyers North within the University of Derby.
When life gives you lemons… Using lockdown to your advantage – Weronika Kolodziej
‘I always knew that I wanted to make the most of lockdown. I wanted to treat COVID-19 as an opportunity, and use the pandemic to increase my advocacy and employability skills’. Weronika Kolodziej, Campus Ambassador for BARBI International, outlines how she took control of her employability over lockdown and set up her own virtual advocacy competition.