• Key skills to being a good Lawyer: Tip 4 Commercial awareness

    Posted by Barclays Money Skills Champion on June 19, 2014 in Blog Latest News Latest Opportunities Uncategorized | 0 comment

      Future Lawyers: We have tips on commercial awareness Monika Ciereszko, graduate recruitment adviser at Shearman & Sterling, recommended asking yourself a range of questions when reading about an organisation. Your ability to answers these questions will indicate how commercially aware you are. What is the organisation there to do? How is the business organised? [...]

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  • Key skills to being a good Lawyer: Tip 3 Attention to detail

    Posted by Barclays Money Skills Champion on June 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comment

      Skill 3 of 5 Attention to detail Good writing skills Teamwork Attention to detail Commercial awareness Entrepreneurial instinct Improving basic attention- Beth Ann Iselin Get organised Make lists Keep to a specific schedule Limited distractions Don’t multitask Get exercise Take breaks To view tips for Good writing skills click here or view tips for team [...]

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  • Key skills to being a good Lawyer: Tip 2 Team Work

    Posted by Barclays Money Skills Champion on June 10, 2014 in Blog Uncategorized | 0 comment

        Future Lawyer, following on from our post on Good writing skills, we have tips on the second skill of being a good lawyer- Teamwork Good writing skills Teamwork Attention to detail Commercial awareness Entrepreneurial instinct Tips to good teamwork  Six myths about teams –  J. Richard Hackmann Myth #1. Effective teams are ones [...]

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  • Key skills to being a good Lawyer: Tip 1 Good Writing Skills

    Posted by Barclays Money Skills Champion on June 9, 2014 in Blog Uncategorized | 0 comment

    Future Lawyers,when researching, we found a few skills that were universally agreed upon as being key skills for a lawyer to have. Below we have listed 5 of the skills. Over the next few days we will be giving tips on each skill.   Good writing skills Teamwork Attention to detail Commercial awareness Entrepreneurial instinct [...]

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  • Frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) Trailblazers Law edition

    Posted by Barclays Money Skills Champion on June 5, 2014 in Blog | 0 comment

      Trailblazers mentoring scheme in partnership with Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co Frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) Q: Do I have to be studying Law to participate in the mentoring scheme? A: No. This is not degree specific. Any degree is welcome Q: Do I have to be a graduate to apply? A: No. Applications from current 2nd [...]

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