Choosing an Inn was my starting point. I attended virtual webinars with previous scholars, networked with other practitioners from each Inn and felt that my chance of success in obtaining a scholarship would be with Lincoln’s Inn, primarily because I…
Category: Student Success
This Weeks Graduate Success!
Further Graduate Success – from Training Contracts to Academic Publications.
Graduate Success: Molly McLoughlin
Further to our recent post on graduate success, I have now been informed that Molly McLoughlin, who graduated in July 2017 is due to qualify as a solicitor at the end of April 2021. In more wonderful news, she has…
Graduate Success: Khari Goddard
‘Though I was born in Anguilla, I was made at the University of Derby’. 2017 graduate Khari Goddard provides an update on his current employment as a Trade and Investment Officer with the Government of Anguilla.
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…
‘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 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.