By the time you've qualified and reached the stage of applying for jobs, you should have a clear idea of what area of law you want to work in.
If you’re newly qualified you'll probably have some relevant work experience from volunteering and your period of training.
If you’re already working and want to take the next step in your career you should think about how you want to progress.
If you’re changing career, your experience and industry insights may be useful for certain law firms, especially if the firm has clients in your previous industry. Look at firms’ recruitment information to find out which may value your skills and experience.
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Before applying for jobs, look at your knowledge, experience and skills, and think about:
You should leave enough time to research and prepare applications to improve your chances of success.
Dates for 2019: 6 November 2019 and 12 December
Dates for 2020: 17 January, 6 February, 9 March, 20 April, 18 May, 15 June, 13 July, 15 September, 15 October, 4 November, 8 December
Time: appointments will be scheduled from 9.30am to 6pm
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