27th January 2012
I have had the pleasure of catching up with many of the LexisNexis Student Associates this week. During our conversations, a few of them have told me that law firm application forms and interviews are now containing questions about the rise of...
5th January 2012
As with my last post, I am focussing on some information that I hope will be of use to those of you now thinking ahead to choices about which branch of the profession you want to enter and therefore which vocational course to study. This time I am...
14th December 2011
As many of you are preparing for exams after Christmas and also starting to think about applying for training contracts and vacation schemes, I thought I would draw your attention to a couple of interesting developments.
The Legal Services Act...
1st November 2011
Well, that is not exactly true - I am a number and my number is 3,813,650,244. According to a population calculator on the BBC website, I was the 3,813,650,244th person born in the current living...
20th October 2011
Some of you may be coming to Lawcampus for the first time this academic year so I thought it would be good if we did a little recap on some of the best free content available to you through the site.
Earlier in the year we were delighted to...
4th October 2011
The latest edition of 'Inquiry', the quarterly newsletter from Innocence Network UK is available from their website to view and download.
29th September 2011
If you are just starting out on a university law degree, the thought of just managing to get through lectures and tutorials without feeling out of your depth might be the thing you are most concerned about.
27th September 2011
I am sure that many of you are aware that the eurozone is in dire straits at the moment and it is looking increasingly likely that Greece will be allowed to default on at least some of the €300 billion debt it has built up. Our Student Associate at...
23rd September 2011
So all the votes are in and we know the top ten universities for law according to the 2011 QS World University Rankings...
21st September 2011
As a law student in the early 1990’s I remember the overturning of the convictions of the Birmingham Six after they had spent 16 years in prison. If you want to get a sense of the anger and frustration that the wrongfully-convicted have against the...
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