Reading logs – the key to remembering what you read

How do I remember important things from what I read about law, politics and commercial awareness? 1.Keep a reading log. Write down what you are reading about and what the source is (eg Book name and author name, or news theme, source and date) and then use TWO colours to divide the information. Pick one…

The SQE Uncovered

What is the SQE? The SQE is the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam that will replace the LPC and GDL. The exam will be in two stages: SQE1, which tests general legal knowledge, and SQE2 which will test more practical based skills. What’s all the fuss about? The SQE will be a big change from the…

Demystifying Commercial Awareness

Commercial awareness is the latest thing that you hear about everywhere that everyone expects you to know about. I went to a uni talk on it last October thinking it would be really popular, only I was the only person who turned up so it ended up being a one on one chat between me…