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What I wish someone had told me before I started my law degree

“Your first year counts”

You will hear this time and time again from your peers studying different subjects: “it doesn’t matter what grades I get in my first year, just as long as I pass.” 796 more words


Choosing My Direction

This is a post about deciding what path to take, how to specialise within the law.  (Although it’s two steps away, still, apologies to R.E.M.) 882 more words


From GCSE Student to a Practising Solicitor

If you think that you want to become a solicitor but you are still studying, maybe at school, college or even university and you’re unsure how to get from where you are now to a qualified solicitor, the please continue to read by brief guide below which should hopefully clarify the most common pathway to becoming a solicitor. 918 more words


Investment in training - Implementing a training contract reduced quitting by around 15%

Firms may hesitate to provide training which is general enough that it can be used in other jobs, if employees are likely to leave shortly after being trained. 360 more words

Academic Literature

Back to school

Having just completed the first seat of my training contract at B P Collins, now seems like a good moment to take stock and look back on my first few months at the firm. 612 more words

Tripe, Tongue or Tobă

This week, I go on my inaugural once a month peregrination and I am so excited! A friend of mine is coming too, and as of yet, we have nothing planned except maybe a trip to a winery. 480 more words

General Ramblings

BarHumBug: Thoughts and Ramblings

I am writing this blog, I suppose, as a way to collect my thoughts and plan my future. I have been ‘trying to get into law’ for some time now, and at this point, it feels impossible and the sense of frustration and disappointed is indescribable. 260 more words

General Ramblings