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Gareth Warmingham Senior Lecturer

Gareth Warmingham Senior Lecturer

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  1. Gareth Warmingham Senior Lecturer

  2. What makes a good solicitor? • Team work and people skills • Communication and listening • Research, analysis, problem-solving & decision making • Ability to organise and prioritise • Self-motivation and initiative • Commercial Awareness • Confidence

  3. Maximising your chances of success • Focus on your exams • Get legal work experience • Research employers thoroughly • Use your careers service • Update and tailor your CV • Keep up-to-date with legal issues/develop commercial awareness

  4. The No 1 law school for a 1st class career • 88% of our students graduating 2009 had training contracts or were in legal work within a few months of graduation • Over 3,000 legal vacancies a year on our exclusive database • Over 3,000 work placements to enhance employability • Most successful national specialist legal careers service

  5. Better connected • We train lawyers and only lawyers • Exclusive partnership with 4 of 5 top global law firms • National and regional network covering full range of practice areas • We know the market and so will you

  6. World-class training for lawyers of tomorrow • Innovation to deliver real-world learning environment • Superior exam results • Flexibility to fit in with your life • Confidence and skills for practice

  7. Gain a competitive edge with our world-class LPC • Uniquely designed to mirror practice • Three specialist, career-focused routes: • Commercial and private • Corporate • Legal aid

  8. Gain a competitive edge with our world-class LPC • Extensive range of electives • Real life scenarios • Unique ‘Introduction to Professional Practice’ programme

  9. Maximise your potential to succeed • Small workshops with one-to-one tutor support and feedback • Multi-media resources for private study • Award-winning pro bono • Commercial awareness programmes

  10. Full-time • 1 year course • 40 hours study per week • Four 2.5 hour workshops per week • 2-day or 4-day LPC available in all centres

  11. Part-time 16 month or 2 year courses • 20 hours study per week • Evening, day or weekend

  12. NEW for 20112 Year Supervised-Mode Independent online study with 1-2-1 tutor supervision 2 year course Only 8 days of required attendance over 2 years

  13. Future Lawyers Association • Guaranteed place on our courses • Head start for your career • Inside track on the legal world • Free membership www.college-of-law.co.uk/futurelawyers

  14. Come and chat with us Open days Centre visits Careers and law fairs Webinars Find us on Follow us on Visit www.college-of-law.co.uk/events

  15. York Manchester London Moorgate London Bloomsbury Guildford Chester Birmingham Bristol Our centres www.college-of-law. co.uk/locations

  16. How to apply Prospectus p 29 • Full-time • Apply online through the Central Applications Board at www.lawcabs.co.uk • Applications are accepted from 1 October 2010 • First round closing date is 1 December 2010

  17. How to apply • Part-time and S-mode • Direct to the College www.college-of-law.co.uk/LPC • Part-time applications are accepted from early October 2010 • S-mode applications are accepted from mid September 2010 for February 2011 start