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Daily Archives: 26/04/2012

Exploitation or Experience? Why Unpaid Legal Internships Are Rocking The Legal Profession

Sponsored Guest Post by Hibberts Solicitors, Crewe

 Experience is very important in the legal profession. Training-contract applicants who have failed to undertake any relevant work experience stand little chance of landing an interview with a magic-circle law firm. Prospective lawyers often spend their summers working for legal organisations as paid interns, but not all internships come with a salary – some undergraduates are required to gain experience without earning a penny.

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