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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
The Lawyer’s sister title for students Lawyer 2B is hosting a careers event for promising A-level students attending state sixth-form colleges who are interested in training as solicitors and barristers.
The two-day diversity event, now in its third year, will be hosted in March at BPP Law School’s new City branch, situated next to the Gherkin in London.
Andrew Donnellan, head of business studies at Cator Park School in Bromley, said of last year’s event: “My students who attended last year still talk about the benefits of attending the event, so we would very much like to get involved again.”
The Lawyer 2B Careers Day is aimed at ‘Gifted & Talented’ Year 12 A-level students and was last year attended by more than 300 students from around 30 schools. It was hosted at Kaplan Law School.
BPP chief executive Peter Crisp said: “We’re pleased to be hosting this once more. It’s really important that the legal profession reaches out to talented young people and provides them with the advice and guidance that they may need at this early stage in their lives.