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Legal mentoring programme – apply now!

Looking for a great legal mentoring programme? The Commercial Law Society has been in touch – it offers a mentoring scheme which could add some value to your CV and applications are now open! Aim of the programme: to connect students … Continue reading

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Law Fair 2017

The 2017 Law Fair is taking place today, Wednesday 20 September from 12.30 to 4pm in the McEwan Hall, Bristo Square. We are expecting over 30 organisations, all offering traineeships and vacation experiences. We have representation from different jurisdictions and a couple … Continue reading

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English law training contracts- summer deadlines

The deadline for English training contracts commencing 2019 is often July 31st, although some are earlier, and some later. You will find lots of online lists – I quite like this one from  The Lex 100:http://www.lex100.com/index.php/career-clinic/deadlines/training-contracts The 2 years in advance allows … Continue reading

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Webcast on (English) training contract applications

https://l2b.thelawyer.com/issues/l2b-online/webcast-how-to-make-successful-training-contract-applications/?nocache=true&adfesuccess=1 Powered by The University of Law, this live webcast will help those candidates who are preparing to make training contract applications. Geared towards those considering the English jurisdiction, it has some useful tips and answers many niggly questions on … Continue reading

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Advocacy & presentation skills training

The Faculty of Advocates will hold an Advocacy and Presentational Skills Training Workshop on Monday 12 December 2016, and University Students are invited to take part. The aim of this workshop is to give those interested in a career in … Continue reading

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Aspiring Solicitors Applications Workshop

The Commercial Law Society has asked me to post the following: “Commercial Law Society Applications Workshop Date: Monday, November 21st Time: 6pm  Location: David Hume Tower, LG.07  The Commercial Law Society will be running an Applications Workshop with the aim … Continue reading

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Dickson Minto opportunities

Dickson Minto, Edinburgh and London based law firm,  has asked for the following to be circulated: The Dickson Minto Commercial Law and Business Entities Prize £1,000 CASH The Partners of Dickson Minto are delighted to announce that this year they … Continue reading

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Commercial Law Society Mentorship Programme

Applications for the Commercial Law Society Mentorship Programme are now open and its committee has asked me to publish the following: CLS helps to connect students with legal professionals through the  Mentorship Programme. Our mentors have a variety of backgrounds, … Continue reading

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Civil Service and legal firms

On 20 October the Civil Service is delivering an insider insight lecture covering the different streams, the application process, what life is like as fast streamer and as a Senior Civil Servant. The event will consist of a series of small … Continue reading

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Scots Law Traineeships – closing dates approach

If you attended the Scots Law Fair last week then you are probably seeking a traineeship or a summer placement with one of the organisations that attended. Most were large commercial law firms and nearly every stand at the Fair was … Continue reading

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