In this episode, future pupil barrister Shanzé Shah explains how she earned ten scholarships and awards throughout her legal education journey, and provides insight into the benefit that the scholarships and awards provided her with.

 

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In this episode, Camilla speaks with Hena Somaiya about her journey to becoming a Chartered Legal Executive.

Hena explores the pros and cons of the CILEx route to qualifying as a lawyer, and provides a detained insight into her journey.

You can follow Hena’s journey on her blog.

You can also follow our Youtube channel, where Hena regularly features in videos.

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal speaks with Matthew Berrick, future trainee solicitor at Pinsent Masons. Matthew discusses his journey to securing a training contract as a non-law student and graduate, providing insight into the obstacles he faced and how he overcame them. 

Matthew also discusses his book, Legal Insider, which, during its first week of release, ranked 1st on Amazon's bestseller list for ‘Law for the Layperson’ and ranked top 20 for ‘Legal Education’.

You can find a copy of the book here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Matthew-Berrick/e/B08J2RJ466%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share

 

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Hannah Wright, early ambitions advisor at Shakespeare Martineau. Hannah provides invaluable insight into the training contract recruitment process and provides her top tips for making it past the application stage, acing the assessment centre and what she enjoy enjoys most about her role.

 

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Annie Joseph about life as a family law solicitor, common misconceptions about family law and Annie’s journey to qualifying in a global pandemic.

If you are interested in exploring family law as a career, this one is for you!

You can read more from Annie at www.matrimonial-matters.com

 

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais is joined Zainab Hassan, trainee solicitor at Pothecary Witham Weld.  

Zainab shares how she achieved a distinction on the LPC whilst working and shares the types of work experience that could help secure a training contract.

Zainab also reveals her top tips for staying ahead at university, and keeping yourself motivated and productive.

Check out Zainab's blog here: https://zaiblogs.wixsite.com/blog 

 

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal is joined by Coral Hill, founder and editor of Legal Women, the UK magazine for all women working in law.  

Coral shares her motivations for creating the magazine, the fundamental concept behind the magazine and what we can expect from the first edition.

One of our favourite lines from the magazine is: “Gender balance is not a “women’s” issue, but a business issue, and as far as you are interested in business issues, please read on."

You can read the very first edition of Legal Women here: https://issuu.com/benham/docs/1817_legal_women_launch_2020__lr_ 

Follow Legal Women on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/legal-women-uk/ 

Connect with Coral Hill on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hillcoral/ 

Website: www.legalwomen.org.uk 

 

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The interviewer becomes the interviewee as Stephanie Anais interviews Camilla Uppal, General Manager of The Student Lawyer, podcast co-founder and future trainee solicitor at a top 55 law firm. 

In this episode, Camilla shares her journey to securing a training contract, and reveals some of the tips and tricks that she has picked up along the way. 

 

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In this episode, Stephanie Anais interviews Laura Uberoi, senior real estate finance solicitor and Law Society council member. During the episode, Laura provides invaluable insight into the daily life of a commercial solicitor and shares tips for junior lawyers starting out in the profession. We also talk commercial awareness, time management, how to keep focused and Laura’s campaign ‘calling time on our booze culture’.

If you have a question for Laura about anything discussed on this episode or related to your studies in law please message her via the contact information below: 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-uberoi-595a8146/

Law Society profile: https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/topics/junior-lawyers/jld-committee-members

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In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Zeenat Islam, a barrister specialising in public inquiries and criminal defence, with a particular interest in cases that engage public international law and human rights.

Alongside her work as a barrister, Zeenat is known for taking an active role in helping to improve access to the legal profession and recently won the Highly Commended Award in the UK Chambers Bar Awards 2019 for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion – Future Leader.

Zeenat discusses a new project that she has launched, REDEFINED: Learning for Lawyers, and we also discuss the main issues in relation to diversity and inclusion at the bar, and in the legal profession as a whole.

For more information about REDEFINED: Learning for Lawyers visit: zeenatislam.com/redefined-learning-for-lawyers 

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