Jan 17 2021 | 1 min read

PRIME helped me to…

“See a career in law as a reachable goal.” We hear from Naassir Jama, who took part in work experience PRIME programmes in 2018, run by HFW and Withers.

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Jan 17 2021 | 1 min read

PRIME helped me to…

“Realise my aptitude for this career, and how I can go about pursuing it.” We hear from Myah Ojla, who took part in a work experience PRIME programme in 2019, run by Clifford Chance.

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Dec 9 2020 | 1 min read

PRIME helped me to…

Confirm my choices, initially to study the LLB and then to commit to a career as a solicitor. It provided me with an important insight into different types of law firms and the various roles within them.

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Dec 2 2020 | 1 min read

PRIME helped me to…

Have the confidence to know that I am good enough to pursue a career in Commercial law. It has provided me with the future that I’d dreamt of. We hear from Chloe Taylor, who took part in a work experience PRIME programme last year, run by Clifford Chance.

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Nov 26 2020 | 1 min read

Spotlight on apprenticeships – creating opportunities for young people to gain experience and begin careers in law.

We hear from Lewis Silkin about why they set up an apprenticeship scheme and speak to two apprentices, A.J Wynter and Angel Skyers, about why they have chosen this route into a career in law.

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Nov 26 2020 | 1 min read

PRIME helped me to…

“Discover my inner passion for law and the career I want to pursue.” We hear from Matthew Byrne, who took part in a virtual work experience PRIME programme this Summer, run by Herbert Smith Freehills.

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Nov 25 2020 | 1 min read

Spotlight on apprenticeships – supporting talented young people with a desire to begin their career in law

Nick Scott, Managing Partner at Brodies and PRIME Board member tells us about the value of apprenticeships and we speak to Erin Brown and Cameron Anstruther, who joined Brodies in 2014 as apprentices, about their experience.

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Sep 3 2020 | 4 min read

Ensuring continuity for students during COVID-19: Moving to a virtual work experience programme

At a time when lockdown restrictions caused by COVID-19 stripped young people of many opportunities, many PRIME member firms moved their programmes online, ensuring that students didn’t miss out on the opportunity. Here, Ella Blakesley, Social Impact Manager at Ashurst LLP, shares why it was so important to continue their work experience programme and some…

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Aug 27 2020 | 3 min read

Norton Rose Fulbright

Every year we collaborate with a corporate client so that our PRIME cohort has the opportunity to spend a day with members of an in-house legal team. The collaboration is based on our shared objective of inspiring young people and providing opportunities to those most in need. These collaborations complement their week by providing an…

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Aug 3 2020 | 1 min read

Why is Work Experience So Important?

ReImagine LAW is a podcast about legal education to help students navigate an increasingly complex set of career path choices, and build the mind-set of being a life-long learner. We’re here to promote innovative education, and diverse workforces by democratising access to career advice from both experts and current students alike. In this episode, PRIME…

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