How has the legal sector been affected by COVID-19?
Like most industries, the legal sector is facing a number of challenges at this time. If you're interested in pursuing a career in law it's important to stay up to date with developments in the sector to make sure you're aware of potential challenges you might face and can plan accordingly to help maximise your chances of success. LawCareers.net have produced a number of really useful resources to help you with this:
- Coronavirus Information for Students - this resource succinctly explains everything you need to know regarding key topics such as the LPC and the BPTC, law conversion course, and updates about training contacts and pupillages.
- News - up to date new stories from around the sector; stay up to date with the latest developments as they happen
- Are law firms still recruiting trainees despite coronavirus? - this article builds on the information on the Coronvirus Information for Students page, but addresses the uncertainty regarding recruitment more directly.
- How to network in lockdown - a really comprehensive article about how you can continue to expand your professional network at this time. You might also find it useful to visit Careers Network's fantastic LinkedIn resources.