In this episode, Camilla speaks with Solicitor Advocate and Motivational Speaker, Roy Magara, about how to improve your communication skills.

Communicating clearly, confidently and effectively is an important part of being a lawyer and something that future employers are likely to be looking for.

Roy provides actionable tips and tricks that you can use to boost confidence, communicate clearly and put you in great stead for any interviews or public speaking events.

You can find out more about Educo Extra here: educoextra.co.uk

To find out more about The Student Lawyer Mentorship Scheme, please visit or email us at hello@thestudentlawyer.com.

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Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Feed Ignite

In this episode, Stephanie speaks to Ashkhan Candey, Managing Partner and Head of Commercial Disputes at CANDEY, a commercial litigation law firm.

Ashkhan shares the reason he chose a career as a commercial litigator and talks us through what keeps him motivated.

Ashkhan also provides career advice, detailing the qualities that CANDEY look for when hiring junior lawyers, reveals a never before-heard-question from an interviewee (did they get they job?), and provides his opinion on how lawyers can develop the skills needed to make partner. Ashkhan also highlights the importance of staying true to yourself and always speaking your mind

To find out more about The Student Lawyer Mentorship Scheme, please visit or email us at hello@thestudentlawyer.com.

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Hosted by Stephanie Anais, Produced by Feed Ignite

In this episode, Stephanie speaks with Daniel Thorpe, future pupil barrister at a leading chancery and commercial set.

Daniel talks us through his journey to the bar, detailing how to succeed at each stage of the pupilage application process, and how to develop commercial awareness!

Daniel is also a law tutor at Bloomsbury Law Tutors, so we took this opportunity find out his top tips on how to perform well in a law degree!

If you would like to connect with Dan, you can find him on Linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielrthorpe/ 

If you want to find out more about The Student Lawyer Mentorship Scheme, please visit https://thestudentlawyer.com/the-student-lawyer-mentorship-scheme/ or email us at hello@thestudentlawyer.com.

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In this episode, The Student Lawyer spoke to Aaron Mayers, a future pupil barrister who will be starting his commercial and chancery pupillage in the autumn of 2020.

Aaron shares his journey to obtaining pupillage, explaining how he overcame setbacks and developed his skills to enable him to secure pupillage.

He also discusses how he developed his advocacy skills and provides advice for how to overcome imposter syndrome.

If you would like to follow Aaron’s journey, you can follow his blog: https://medium.com/@aaronmayers or connect with him on LinkedIn.

If you want to find out more about The Student Lawyer Mentorship Scheme, please visit https://thestudentlawyer.com/the-student-lawyer-mentorship-scheme/ or email us at hello@thestudentlawyer.com.

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In this episode, Stephanie speaks to Tilly Chow, trainee solicitor at Ashurst and co-founder of STRIVE. Tilly provides exceptional advice and great tips for when writing training contract applications and shares the experiences she has had in each of her seats so far. Tilly also explains how Covid-19 has affected her training contract and gives reasons as to why working from home has benefits. 

As co-founder of STRIVE, a soon-to-be charity that promotes equality and diversity among the legal industry, Tilly talks about the programmes that STRIVE offers and who is an eligible candidate. She also provides an insight into virtual open days and vacation schemes

For more information on how to become part of the STRIVE programme visit:

https://www.striveconsultants.co.uk/ 

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Hosted by Stephanie Anais. Produced by Feed Ignite.

In this episode, we are joined by Ed Holroyd Pearce, co-founder of CRCC Asia and Virtual Internships. Ed discusses the opportunities that are currently available for those seeking virtual internships, the benefits of working remotely, and how the Covid-19 crisis has dramatically changed the internship landscape.

Ed also discusses his predictions for the future of virtual experiences and provides his top tips for maintaining a healthy work/life balance.  

You can find out more about the internships on offer by visiting:

https://www.crccasia.com/
https://www.virtualinternships.com/

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Hosted by Camilla Uppal. Produced by Feed Ignite.
In this episode, TSL speaks to Abimbola Johnson about her journey to becoming a barrister. Abi is a crime and regulatory barrister at 25 Bedford Row and was called to the Bar in 2011.
 
Abi is refreshingly open about some of the setbacks she has faced in her career and how she overcame them, also sharing pupillage application advice and what she enjoys most about being a barrister!
 
If you are interested in registering your interest for The Student Lawyer Mentorship Scheme, please visit www.thestudentlawyer.com or email hello@thestudentlawyer.com.
 
Hosted by Camilla Uppal. Produced by Feed Ignite.
In this episode, we speak to Aqsa Hussain, a pupil barrister at No5 Barristers’ Chambers. Aqsa is currently completing a crime pupillage, also specialising in public law. 
 
Aqsa speaks candidly about how she secured pupillage, and discusses how she navigated the process as a non-law student without any contacts in the legal profession. 
 
Aqsa provides advice for aspiring barristers on how they can improve their chances of obtaining pupillage, how to stand out from the crowd and what they can be doing during lockdown to to boost their CV’s.
 
Aqsa is co-founder of Human Rights Pulse, a platform dedicated to making the conversation about international human rights accessible, engaging and practical. You can learn more about Human Rights Pulse and also find their podcast here: https://www.humanrightspulse.com/

Hosted by Camilla Uppal. Produced by Feed Ignite.

In this episode, we speak to Samuel Omozusi, future trainee at Charles Russell Speechlys about his journey to securing a Training Contract.

Sam speaks candidly about how he improved his Training Contract application technique and shares invaluable advice on how to stand out from the crowd in law firm applications.

Sam shares his advice on how to prepare for, and shine during a Vacation Scheme to increase your chances of converting that Vacation Scheme into a Training Contract offer. Sam also provides his top tips for developing Commercial Awareness. A must-listen for anyone currently applying for training contracts or vacation schemes.

Hosted by Camilla Uppal. Produced by Feed Ignite.

In this episode, we speak to Rollo Speak, current LPC student about why he decided to pursue a career in law and how he secured a training contract at a magic circle law firm.
 
Rollo also provides study tips and the tactical strategies that he used to help him earn a first class law degree from Durham University.
 
Rollo also provides insight into how he developed his commercial awareness for interviews at law firms. 
 
Hosted by Camilla Uppal & Stephanie Anais. Produced by Feed Ignite

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