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From student to solicitor : the complete guide to securing a training contract

Author: Charlotte Harrison
Publisher: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Harrison
ISBN: 9781847039569 1847039561
OCLC Number: 573322737
Description: x, 218 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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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