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    I am in yr 12 and aspiring to do a degree in Law.
    I would like to know what extracurricular stand out to people on the admission team.

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    (Original post by doiactuallycare)
    I am in yr 12 and aspiring to do a degree in Law.
    I would like to know what extracurricular stand out to people on the admission team.

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    Marshall Lord Mance and write his opinion on a leading Supreme Court case. That is the only way to "stand out".

    To satisfy the admission team, you can research an area of law you find interesting and form your own opinion about it. The more complex the area of law the better.
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    (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
    Marshall Lord Mance and write his opinion on a leading Supreme Court case. That is the only way to "stand out".

    To satisfy the admission team, you can research an area of law you find interesting and form your own opinion about it. The more complex the area of law the better.
    Right okay thanks. Do you also suggest to work as a parralgeal at first gaining skills and expertise then becoming a lawyer? I heard its worthy in the long run.
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    To paralegal there is a de facto requirement of having a degree or other professional qualification/experience. I find it unlikely that you would get a decent paralegal position straight out of school.

    There are some very small firms, averse to taking on trainee solicitors, who instead stock up on conveyancers/legal execs and they run "apprenticeships" in secretaryship/business admin, leading on to paralegal positions. That is a way, for some very small firms, to hire school-leavers with limited experience. However, the road from there to paralegal, and from paralegal to solicitor, is a long one.
 
 
 
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