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My Latest Blog Posts:

Common Civil Cases

“No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.” Baruch Spinoza. Civil cases make up the majority of cases each year due to the huge spectrum of issues and common legal disputes they can cover. A civil rights lawyer is usually called upon either by a single person or a group ofContinue reading “Common Civil Cases”

COVID-19 Junior Lawyers Survey – Summary Report

I recently surveyed 400+ aspiring and practicing junior lawyers on their thoughts and concerns in light of COVID-19. With ongoing disruptions to education, employment and more, it’s critical that their views are accounted for. The following 26-page report aims to summarise the findings of the survey through both statistics (quantitative) and quotes directly from respondentsContinue reading “COVID-19 Junior Lawyers Survey – Summary Report”

Nailing Your Digital First Impression with LinkedIn

Two things remain irretrievable: time and a first impression. Cynthia Ozick. The importance of having a memorable digital first impression in our digital age cannot be overstated. Nearly 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source and review job candidates. Those who keep their LinkedIn information up to date are discovered 18x more frequently in searchesContinue reading “Nailing Your Digital First Impression with LinkedIn”

How To: Write Better Applications

“It’s very important that we don’t make the same mistakes twice. That’s a big part of improvement.” Kirby Smart. Writing a great Training Contract or Vacation Scheme application isn’t easy. It usually involves a lot of trial and error, rejection, mistakes and reflection to improve your application technique. Whilst there’s no ‘magic formula’ to makeContinue reading “How To: Write Better Applications”

Amanote – a student note-taking alternative?

I’m always reading the next book. Taking notes. Highlighting, researching, studying. It doesn’t stop. – Jocko Willink. Look around any lecture hall at any university today and you’ll realise one thing very quickly – old fashioned methods of writing notes by hand have given way to a preference for tech-driven and digital tools. Traditionally manyContinue reading “Amanote – a student note-taking alternative?”