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Laura manages our Student Engagement programme at LexisNexis. Laura has worked on a wide variety of areas within education marketing, from global PR campaigns, to events, social media, as well as corporate branding across print and digital channels. Her role at LexisNexis is to support the development of our student cohorts each year, providing them with the necessary know-how to enter the legal industry with confidence.
Kevin graduated with a Law degree from the University of Birmingham where he was a LexisNexis Student Associate. He is currently a LPC student at BPP University. He will start his Training Contract with a leading US-heritage firm in August 2021.
Tom is a future trainee solicitor at CMS due to start training in February 2021. He worked as a Student Associate for LexisNexis at the University of Bristol alongside studying an LLM in Banking and Finance Law.
Olivia Burn is a University of Nottingham graduate of Law with Australian Law, where she was a LexisNexis Student Associate. She hopes to secure a paralegal role while applying for future vacation schemes and training contracts.
Joel is graduate of the University of Portsmouth, where he was a LexisNexis Student Associate. He has an interest in Family Law having completed a dissertation on the Behaviour Fact and Divorce Law. He is currently applying for positions as a Legal Executive in Family Law.
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16 Jun 2020

Given the circumstances we find ourselves in, there is much discussion about what the future of work looks like for lawyers (and broader business communities). Before...

12 Jun 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak in China during the Chinese New Year holiday in 2020 was the most widespread and toughest-to-control epidemic affecting the country since the...

9 Jun 2020

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5 Jun 2020

The US now has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, with widespread ‘Stay at Home’ orders in force across many states. The US legal system has been...

28 May 2020

The first of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) principles is that solicitors should act “in a way that upholds the constitutional principle of the rule of law,...

27 May 2020

For law students, the summer holidays normally signify holidays and festivals, as well as a time to gain invaluable work experience. Despite the crisis we find ourselves...

18 May 2020

By Paul Gilbert | May 2020 Please forgive this indulgence. A departure from my ranty blogging. This is a poem I have written to reflect some of the very many mentoring...

12 May 2020

Remote working is easier for some firms and companies than it is for others. Either way, as many companies begin to accelerate getting their 'ducks in a row' in so far as...

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6 May 2020

As lockdown continues and the idea that we will quickly return to life as we knew it before COVID-19 is increasingly unlikely, one of our Student Associates shares her...

5 May 2020

In recent years, the judicial system been at the centre of a struggle between preserving its renowned traditional system, and mounting pressure for it to modernise - to...

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