Local placements and the benefits

Last year we had 39 students go out on placement in the East Midlands to companies such as Tech4i2 and Gi Solutions. London came second with 24 of our students going out on placement in that region. If you thought, the East-Midlands does not have anything to offer then think again.  In addition to the…

Importance of having a good CV

Importance of having a good CV. Your CV is the first impression that a potential placement employer will get of you. It is utmost important that you have a good CV as employers spend around 20-30 seconds to get an impression of who you are. A good quality CV will boost your chances to get…

Developing a passion for Marketing

I study Advertising & Marketing at De Montfort University, we have an amazing £35 million building, which is home to the Faculty of Business & Law. It is here that I gain all my knowledge about the ins and outs of Advertising & Marketing. Marketing is a complex discipline it incorporates many aspects of business…

How to get Legal experience: From a Paralegal’s Perspective

Jess McDonnell – Paralegal in Wills and Probate at Blythe Liggins in Warwickshire Studied: LLB Law at University of Gloucestershire and LPC at University of Law Approaching a legal firm If you are approaching a law firm around gaining work experience, it’s ideal to have a CV that portrays a genuine interest in the law,…

Placement Appointments

The Placement Team is great place to start when considering your placement options as this could have a huge impact on your career. The appointments can help you to consider which industry, sector or placement role you want to pursue as well as providing you with guidance on how you will secure a placement role.…

Gaining legal experience when studying for a law degree

You’re studying Law, and in order to get that long-lustred training contract, you’ll need some experience. How’s about a placement year to help you get that all important ‘experience’ that everyone keeps going on about? OK, sounds great, but where can I get this experience? Many of the companies below offer various programmes; – legal,…