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FIRST HEADSTART 2015 PROGRAMME

What does being a solicitor involve? How do I qualify as one? Is being a barrister completely and utterly impossible? Questions like these never fail to confuse the aspiring lawyer and I was tired of hearing contradictory “advice.” It was only the First Headstart Programme which shook the confusion out of my head and gave me the direction I needed.

Shadowing a Solicitor at Sidley Austin on the First Headstart Programme (August 2015) - What I Learnt & Why You Should Do the Same

We all know what a solicitor is but when asked what exactly a solicitor actually does ona day-to-day basis, it is hard not to be somewhat dumbfounded. This is why I found it so useful to have the opportunity to shadow a solicitor at renowned American law firm, Sidley Austin.

Reed Smith wins Excellence in Diversity award at the Law Society’s awards ceremony 2015

BLD Foundation congratulates Reed Smith, a supporter of its Legal Gateway Scheme programmes on winning the Excellence in Diversity awards at the Law Society’s awards ceremony 2015.

MOCK INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY BARCLAYS’ LEGAL TEAM FOR LEGAL LAUNCH PAD STUDENTS

Yunzhe Zhang, LLP 2015

The mock interview was conducted by members from the legal team of Barclays. All interviewers had worked in top law firms and were able to share their understanding of interviews and life in law firms.

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