Round my kitchen table: Tesco law – stacking shelves by night, giving legal advice by day?

How will the Legal Services Act affect law students and junior lawyers? Is a law degree a better bet than the GDL conversion course? What’s it like to be the only person in Doncaster wearing a suit? College of Law LPC student Cat Pond, City lawyer Kevin Poulter and me discuss.

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Transcript: Tesco Law/LLB vs GDL Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com Your access to Legal Education, 2011

Round my kitchen table: is the Roll on Friday generation dead?

Associate lawyers Jo Martin and Kevin Poulter ponder the changing mood at the junior end of the legal profession, with a little prompting from me.

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Transcript: is the Roll on Friday generation dead?  Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com Your access to Legal Education, 2011

Round my kitchen table: being a gay lawyer

Bar Professional Training Course graduate Adam Fellows, who was called to the bar in July, debates LGBT networks and other issues affecting gay lawyers with Kevin Poulter, one of the founders of the Gay Employment Lawyers Network, while I pour the wine.

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Transcript: Round my kitchen table podcast – being a gay lawyer Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com Your access to Legal Education, 2011

Round my kitchen table: the real way to get a training contract

Regular guest Kevin Poulter, an employment lawyer at Bircham Dyson Bell, tells LPC graduate Krish Nair, who has a 2.1 from Edinburgh University, the real way to land a training contract – in 7 snappy minutes of high quality stereo.

With a little urging from me, Kevin – who started out with a high street firm in Doncaster in 2003 and has since gone on to forge close friendships with the likes of Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke – explains how this generation of wannabe lawyers need to think outside the box in order to net a job.

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Transcript: round my kitchen table podcast – real way to get a TC Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com Your access to Legal Education, 2011

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Our full, slightly rambling, converation is here.

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Round my kitchen table PODCAST: lawyers on Twitter

Are tweeters fair game for journos? Following a spot of controversy over my Guardian law piece on tweeting lawyers, I chat over a bottle of wine with Emily Jupp, a social media journalist at The Independent, who, amongst other things, is responsible for the @TheIndyNews and @TheIPaper Twitter feeds (Emily herself tweets at @EmilyJupp). Also with me is my regular guest, lycra loving employment lawyer Kevin Poulter of corporate firm Bircham Dyson Bell.

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Transcript: round my kitchen table podcast – lawyers on Twitter Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com Your access to Legal Education, 2011

Editorial note: the sound quality this week is the best we’ve achieved so far, but next Friday you’ll be able to hear the dulcet tones of Kevin and I via my new crisp, ultra-clear Yeti mic.

Round my kitchen table PODCAST: having a face that fits

    

This week, we’re discussing the importance of having a face that fits in law. With me is the head of the Legal Awareness Society of BPP Law School who tweets at @legalaware, and my regular guest, the employment law guru Kevin Poulter of corporate firm Bircham Dyson Bell.

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Transcript: Round my kitchen table podcast  Transcribed courtesy of Gary Walters of www.StretLaw.com – Your access to Legal Education, 2011

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