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Verity Barnes, Level 6 LLB student, standing in front of Law books

Bar Scholarship success – my experience and tips

On the 7th March 2020, I travelled to London for a scholarship interview with The Honourable Society of The Inner Temple. On the 2nd April 2020, I got the news that I was successful and had been awarded an Exhibition Award.

Verity Barnes, Level 6 LLB student, profile picture Verity Barnes
Leeds Law student at graduation.

Life after Leeds Law School

My time at Leeds Beckett was easily the most compelling four years of my life. Considering the different opportunities of joining a society, studying abroad and the possibility to start a business, there were many things that the university had to offer. 

Leeds Law School student, Elijah Elijah Botsie
Final year LLB student, Victoria, selfie

My placement experience at Irwin Mitchell LLP

Victoria Ademilokun, a final year LLB student, tells us a little about her final year LLB placement.

Final year LLB student, Victoria, selfie Victoria Ademilokun
Volumes of law

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination What is it and what do you need to know

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is changing the way you qualify as a solicitor. Instead of doing a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) or conversion course like the Graduate Diploma in Law followed by the Legal Practice Course and a Training Contract, you will instead follow a state process. This blog posts provides some brief information on what we know about the proposals so far and what to look out for when making decisions about your pathway.