Law firms require proactivity as a key legal skill when they are recruiting. This seminar will introduce students to how they should prepare accordingly.
Craig Sharpe, Marketing manager at Darlingtons Solicitors LLP, will be reflecting on his many years of experience in legal practice, focusing on what has changed in legal practice in the last 20 years and how students should prepare if they want to go into practicing as a solicitor, including advice on applications to law firms.
The seminar is integrated in the LLB Law module '21st Century Legal Skills'. Students from other Goldsmiths departments interested in attending should contact Law@gold.ac.uk
Craig will emphasise that proactivity is now a key legal skill required by law firms when recruiting trainees. He will address the following topics:
1. The legal market – what’s changed?
2. The old fashioned lawyer
3. The new type of client
4. The proactive lawyer – more than just a good technical lawyer
5. What really goes on in modern law firms.
6. Who’s getting it right?
7. Who’s getting it wrong?
8. How you can develop the right mentality.
9. Practical takeaways
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