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From Student to Solicitor Charlotte Harrison

From Student to Solicitor By Charlotte Harrison

From Student to Solicitor by Charlotte Harrison

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From Student to Solicitor: The Complete Guide to Securing a Training Contract by Charlotte Harrison

This new and exciting title is the first definitive guide to the process of becoming a solicitor through each step of the route to the training contract, from the academic to the vocational stage. The book provides an insight into a career as a solicitor, up-to-date and targeted recruitment advice and practical guidance on the recruitment process. Commentary comes from the author's experiences and from high profile legal professionals.

Table of Contents

Part 1: A Career as a Solicitor; Why become a solicitor?; The view from the top; Part 2: First Steps; What does a solicitor do? A day in the life of ..; The route to qualification: the recruitment timetable; Part 3: Training; Law Society requirements; Do I need a law degree?; The law degree; The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL); The Legal Practice Course (LPC); The training contract; Qualification and beyond; Part 4: Gaining Experience and Boosting your CV; Pro Bono work; Legal Experience; Non-Legal Experience; Part 5: Areas of Practice; Private practice; In house lawyers; Other employers; Practice areas; Part 6: Securing a Training Contract; What are firms looking for?; What is commercial awareness and how do you demonstrate it?; Targeting your applications; A first class CV; Application Forms; Vacation Schemes: a foot in the door; Preparing for interviews and assessment centres; Psychometric tests; If at first you don t succeed .; Part 7: The Future; The Legal Services Act 2007; The next generation of lawy

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From Student to Solicitor: The Complete Guide to Securing a Training Contract by Charlotte Harrison
Used - Very Good
Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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