Contributors
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.

Education

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From the musician to the rebel to the wannabe detective, find out why our student associates chose to study law and remember what inspired you too.

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Drafted a vacation scheme application? Check. Sent in your vacation scheme application? Check. Got an offer from your dream firm? Check... Now what?

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Make a great impression at vacation scheme and training contract interviews with advice from future trainee solicitor Tm Carron.

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No matter where you are in your application journey, all experience is relevant. Future trainee solicitor at CMS Tom Carron shares the lessons he learnt on his journey to...

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University is full of opportunities, but what exactly should you be doing? Read this article for advice on activities that will not only help you to become more involved...

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Twitter is a fantastic platform for law students. It isn’t as serious as traditional news outlets or platforms like LinkedIn, but it is a great way to keep up with the...

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The day-to-day landscape changed for the education sector in 2020; and if you add the legal industry developments into the equation, which is undergoing permanent online...

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Hindsight is 20/20. Here one of our student associates shares the advice she wishes she'd had as a first year LLB student.

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Advice from our student associates on surviving law school, no matter where you are in your journey.

Education

What inspired you to study law?
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From the musician to the rebel to the wannabe detective, find out why our student associates chose to study law and remember what inspired you too.

What to expect on a vacation scheme and how to prepare for it
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Drafted a vacation scheme application? Check. Sent in your vacation scheme application? Check. Got an offer from your dream firm? Check... Now what?

Acing the interview: tips for vacation scheme and training contract interviews
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Make a great impression at vacation scheme and training contract interviews with advice from future trainee solicitor Tm Carron.

Reaching the finish line: how extracurricular experience can make the difference in training contract applications
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No matter where you are in your application journey, all experience is relevant. Future trainee solicitor at CMS Tom Carron shares the lessons he...

How to boost your employability at university
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University is full of opportunities, but what exactly should you be doing? Read this article for advice on activities that will not only help you to...

Being savvy with social media: Twitter
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Twitter is a fantastic platform for law students. It isn’t as serious as traditional news outlets or platforms like LinkedIn, but it is a great way to...

Access to justice and how you can help
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As a law student without a practicing license, your options are limited, but here are some things you can do to mitigate the damage created by LASPO...

Hiring in legal: What will a ‘star’ trainee look like in 2021?
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The day-to-day landscape changed for the education sector in 2020; and if you add the legal industry developments into the equation, which is...

5 things I would tell my first-year self
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Hindsight is 20/20. Here one of our student associates shares the advice she wishes she'd had as a first year LLB student.

Back to school special: surviving your law course
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Advice from our student associates on surviving law school, no matter where you are in your journey.