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With winter’s grip still upon us have you considered the shelter [and opportunities] offered by a career in-house? Lawyer2B here offers a brief guide to in-house careers and an interview with Shonagh MacVicar, head of legal at Glasgow 2014.
We also have a survival guide for application forms, a practice area focus on technology, media and telecommunications, a blog post from Eversheds trainee Oliver Morris on his secondment in Paris, and a question from a bar-hopeful on applying for pupillage second time round.
And be sure to get busy with your entries to our competitions to win free places on BPP Law School’s LLB, GDL and LPC courses. The clock is ticking. Further details on the LLB competition here and the GDL and LPC competitions here.
P.S Lawyer 2B’s Law for non law careers evening is being held on 20 February in association with the College of Law - it is an event designed specifically to guide and engage with students who have not studied a law degree but wish to pursue a career in law. For further details go here.
If you want to know more about life in-house take a look at this interview with Shonagh MacVicar, head of legal at Glasgow 2014, who is adamant the Commonwealth Games will emulate the glories of London 2012.
With prospects in the graduate job market looking increasingly gloomy, it has never been more vital to make your application form stand out. Here are some top tips on how to make your application work for you.
Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) isn’t a practice area in the same way as employment law or litigation. Instead it is a sector-focused discipline being defined more by the industries involved than the particular type of law practiced.