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    About to enter a degree in Marine Biology at Newcastle uni. I have a deep passion for Marine Biology, but for some reason I would like to become a solicitor as well... I was advised to take up my passionate subject and then do the conversion course afterwards. Is this a good Idea? Any advice appreciated.
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    (Original post by Tom5pence)
    About to enter a degree in Marine Biology at Newcastle uni. I have a deep passion for Marine Biology, but for some reason I would like to become a solicitor as well... I was advised to take up my passionate subject and then do the conversion course afterwards. Is this a good Idea? Any advice appreciated.
    Yep, fully possible. Nothing wrong with that route at all.

    Just make sure you do the necessary legwork everyone has to do: go to law fairs, network with lawyers, keep up with commercial news, get stuck into the uni community with socieities/try to lead a few things, gain some work experience (even just a part time job), prep thoroughly by reading about which firms interest you most, go to/apply for open days and first year schemes, apply to vac schemes etc etc

    Nothing really changes what you do in the process apart from you do a GDL a year after uni then an LPC vs a law grad just doing the LPC.

    Good luck.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Yep, fully possible. Nothing wrong with that route at all.

    Just make sure you do the necessary legwork everyone has to do: go to law fairs, network with lawyers, keep up with commercial news, get stuck into the uni community with socieities/try to lead a few things, gain some work experience (even just a part time job), prep thoroughly by reading about which firms interest you most, go to/apply for open days and first year schemes, apply to vac schemes etc etc

    Nothing really changes what you do in the process apart from you do a GDL a year after uni then an LPC vs a law grad just doing the LPC.

    Good luck.

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