Top 5 Bad things about being a law student

Top 5 Bad things about being a law student Being a law student has its advantages, but there are some things are just plain annoying. Here are our top 5 bad things about being a law student. 1. So much reading, seriously so much…! It’s basically never ending. You think you’ve done it, that’s it, no more for the day ...

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Top 10 Myths about being a Lawyer

Top 10 Myths about being a Lawyer In preparation for your transformation from student to lawyer, we thought you might like to hear some myths about being a lawyer.  This is to help you form your own opinions about the legal industry and decide whether or not it’s for you. Myth 1 – You’ll get to go to court You ...

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Law Work Experience

Law Work Experience – do you need it? Well, the short answer is, yes! You may ask yourself, why is it so important to gain work experience in law? Surely, recruiters are more interested in your grades.? Recruiters want it all; they want the grades, the personality, the presence and the work experience! Employers need to see applicants that stand ...

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Commercial Awareness – what is it?

Commercial Awareness – what is it? You must have all heard the term Commercial Awareness being bashed around at University and how you need it to get past an interview and become a lawyer. So what is commercial awareness? Commercial awareness can be viewed as having a particular mind set. It isn’t just lawyers that need to have this.  Looking ...

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Proprietary Estoppel – what is it?

  Have you got a proprietary estoppel essay question and need help? Well you’ve come to right place, let’s talk proprietary estoppel! What is proprietary estoppel? Proprietary estoppel is a legal doctrine within Land / Property Law. It can be used as part of a claim for ownership to land or property, particularly where it is disputed. Strict criteria must be met ...

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Dissertation Advice

Dissertation Advice You’re just reaching the last hurdle of your law degree and up comes the dissertation module. What to do for the dissertation topic? In need of some dissertation advice? Well this is the article for you, The Law Edge share some tips and dissertation advice for you to think about when undertaking your dissertation. The Aim Your aim ...

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Struggling at law school

Struggling at law school So you’ve just started you’re law degree and you thought you were prepared. All of a sudden…Bham! You find yourself in your law lectures wondering what just happened and struggling at law school. First thing you need to know is that you’re not the only one feeling like this, no matter how confident your student peers come ...

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Student Parent at University

The student parent at university may find the adjustment pretty tough. From trying to fit in as a carefree student and juggle the responsibilities that come with being a student parent, it can be a pretty tall order. There are frameworks in place to help  you during your journey to becoming a graduate and this article outlines the two main ...

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What jobs can I do with a Law Degree

  What jobs can you do with a law degree? Imagine, you’ve done your degree and you’ve decided enough is enough, you can’t possibly become a lawyer! So what can you do instead?  All is certainly not lost, your academic training is invaluable to certain industries and jobs, employers are looking for someone just like you.   The skills you ...

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What grades do I need to be a Solicitor?

Asking yourself, what grades do I need to be solicitor? This article is going to help you understand what the grades can do for you in journey to becoming a solicitor. Perfect World Grades In a perfect world the grades you need to be a solicitor (i.e. to put you in solid stead for a training contract) are straight A’s at ...

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