The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
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.
As law fair season winds down Lawyer 2B issues a reminder of what first years need to do to take care of their longer-term career aims and how the mania for mergers has played out over the last 18 months.
We also have a survival guide for mini-pupillages, a focus on charity law, blog posts on secondments in Moscow and Washington, DC and the nest law fair freebies, a profile of Squire Sanders graduate recruitment partner Richard Morton, and an Ask Lawyer2B from someone trying to decide between the LPC and the BPTC.
Charity law, in the narrow ’black letter law’ sense, is that area of trust law, which governs trusts established for a charitable purpose for the public benefit. But in practice charity law might be better thought of as a niche area of commercial law applicable to charities. So what can you expect from working in such a sector?
I am in the final year of my law degree and am torn between the LPC and BPTC. What is the better option to take and with which am I more likely to gain employment afterwards? I know that I want to be a lawyer but I am unsure about which direction to take. What are the main differences between the LPC and BPTC and with which qualification am I more likely to gain employment afterwards? (3 responses)