As if Shoosmiths wasn’t social media-savvy enough already (we recommend you check out their awesome Twitter and Facebook feeds), the national firm’s graduate recruitment team is now venturing into the world of Facebook Live videos.
With the legal job market becoming ever more competitive, it is not surprising that the selection criteria used by employers may not always be limited to a straightforward CV and interview(s) - your personal online brand can be just as important as the suit you wear to an interview.
The Lex 100’s Halima Dikko explores why STEM graduates are so sought after in an industry which has traditionally been dominated by arts and humanities.
Bird & Bird Campus Brand Ambassador Chiamaka Uzoukwu tells us why engaging with law firms whilst at university is both important and beneficial.
Last year the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) announced their decision to reform solicitor qualification in England and Wales by introducing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). The SRA have been consulting on reforms since 2015, and their proposals have been controversial with firms and universities alike. Now that they’ve decided how they want to proceed, students looking to qualify as a solicitor are asking about what the changes might mean.