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    Exploring Legal Tech Careers, with Kalila Bolton

    Exploring Legal Tech Careers, with Kalila Bolton

    In this episode, Camilla Uppal speaks with Kalila Bolton. Kalila is Legal & Ops lead at Lawya, a legal tech company, and forged a career in legal tech after qualifying as a solicitor at Allen & Overy. Kalila explains how to go about pursuing a career in legal tech, what skills are required for a career in legal tech, and how you can get involved with Lawya!
    Apply to be a Lawya Legal Contributor:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2458033031/
     
    If you have any questions about being a Contributor, you can email Kalila at hiring@lawya.com
     
    You can connect with Kalila on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kalila-bolton-9b26028b/ 
     
    Check out Lawya’s new tool that they have recently launched called ‘RentStich’. This tool may be of help to our student listeners who are also tenants!
     
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    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

    • 24 min
    Interview with Darrin Carey, Former Detective Constable and Future Freshfields Trainee

    Interview with Darrin Carey, Former Detective Constable and Future Freshfields Trainee

    In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Darrin Carey about his journey to qualifying as a commercial solicitor after a 13-year career in the police force. 
    Darrin discusses the main factors he considered before changing careers, the challenges he faced and how he overcame them to secure four vacation schemes offers at world leading law firms, ultimately securing his training contract at a Magic Circle law firm.
    Please share this episode with anyone that might find it helpful, and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast to ensure you never miss an episode. 
    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

    • 38 min
    Interview with James Richardson, lawyer and founder of Law Answered

    Interview with James Richardson, lawyer and founder of Law Answered

    In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews James Richardson from Law Answered. James is a qualified lawyer and entrepreneur who helps to create first-class revision and study notes for LPC, LLB and GDL students, and will be producing educational material for the SQE!.  In this interview, James provides insight into his legal career journey so far and why he decided to start Law Answered, providing tips on how to achieve high grades along the way!
    You can learn more about Law Answered by visiting their website: www.lawanswered.com.
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    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

    • 22 min
    Interview with Dimitrios Kyriazis - The Law Prof

    Interview with Dimitrios Kyriazis - The Law Prof

    In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Dimitrios Kyriazis, a Research Fellow in Law at the New College of the Humanities.
    Having previously practiced law at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and taught at universities such as Oxford University, UCL and Queen Mary University of London (to name a few), Dimitrios has a wealth of experience to share, and joins us to provide his top tips for how to excel at university.  
    In particular, Dimitrios shares some of the methods that enabled him to graduate at the top of his class in his LLB (University of Athens) and also graduate at the top of his class in his MJur (University of Oxford), also being awarded the Clifford Chance Prize for the best overall performance in the MJur, with the support of an Onassis Foundation scholarship.
    Dimitrios has recently started a blog called The Law Prof, where he provides advice and encouragement to law students. Be sure to visit www.thelawprof.com and also sign up to the mailing list to receive Dimitrios' guide on how to write legal essays!
     
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    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

    • 26 min
    Interview with an AS Commercial Awareness Competition Finalist

    Interview with an AS Commercial Awareness Competition Finalist

    In this episode, Camilla Uppal interviews Sinta Romano, an Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition 2020/2021 finalist. 
    Sinta shares her top tips for how she developed her commercial awareness to the level that enabled her to beat thousands of other competitors and make it into the final of one of the biggest commercial awareness competitions in the UK.
    The resources mentioned by Sinta in this episode include:
    Watson’s Daily: https://www.watsonsdaily.com The Financial Times: https://www.ft.comhttps://www.ft.comThe FT News Briefing Podcast: available on Spotify, iTunes and most podcast playersWake Up to Money: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0070lr5 All You Need to Know About the City (written by Chris Stoakes)
     
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    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Nathan Gore

    • 29 min
    Exploring Legal Scholarships - with Shanzé Shah, future pupil barrister

    Exploring Legal Scholarships - with Shanzé Shah, future pupil barrister

    In this episode, future pupil barrister Shanzé Shah explains how she earned ten scholarships and awards throughout her legal education journey, and provides insight into the benefit that the scholarships and awards provided her with.
     
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    Hosted by Camilla Uppal, Produced by Feed Ignite

    • 40 min

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