5 legal career tips we learnt from #legalcheeklive

5 legal career tips we learnt from #legalcheeklive

Last night, in the august surroundings of the Great Hall at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, 120 students and young lawyers and barristers listened to career advice from a panel of senior figures in the legal industry, chaired by Legal Cheek's Alex Aldridge.

Here are five things we learnt from the evening.

The law isn’t everything

There was lots of lively discussion about other routes to the law. Sally Davies,  construction and engineering litigation partner at Mayer Brown told us her team included lawyers who’d been engineers and architects.

Hiring partners aren’t just looking for great lawyers, they’re looking for great professionals. If you’re academically excellent, have great business awarenes

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