5 Lawyer In The Making YouTube Videos To Check Out | 3 April 2018

Today I thought I would share 5 of my Lawyer In The Making YouTube videos with you that you might want to check out.  There will be another series of videos coming soon, I am just waiting for time to edit them and upload.

As always, I have a large list of videos I want to film but do send me an email/tweet or message on social media with your requests.

So here they are, 5 videos to check out today!

Lawyer In The Making Q&A

I guess I can’t really share a list of my own videos and not mention this one.  This was the first video I filmed professionally and had the best time doing it, and the nerves settled very quickly.  In this video I talk about my career, what Lawyer In The Making is all about, and also why I blog.  Watch it here Lawyer In The Making Q&A Video

Get In The Lawyer Mindset | Attend Legal Events

I am a massive advocate of law students ‘getting into the lawyer mindset’ and a great way of doing that is by attending legal events.  Now I know that sometimes these events are costly or at obscure times, or just not practical to attend.  However, you can always follow events online, using the event hashtag or ask for a copy of the notes.  Alternatively, ask if they offer a student discount on event tickets, or some people will purchase a spare to gift to someone.   Whether it is a seminar on a legal topic of interest, a public lecture, an online webinar, a conference – it is really important you try as law students to attend some.  Watch more on this here.

Law Students | How to use Twitter like a pro

Twitter is my go to platform for all things law.  It is the one I recommend most for law students and lawyers use, whether for research, news, networking or engagement.  I decided to pull together some of my top tips for law students, on how you, as law students, can use twitter like a pro – check it out here.  There are plenty more tips I could share, but the video would be stupidly long!

Law Students Stressing About Advocacy?

Advocacy doesn’t always come easy, and speaking in public is a crucial skill but one that many struggle with.  No matter how confident you are, everyone can get nervous and for some people/law students, nerves are there all the time.  Even when you think you know your material inside out, you can still get nervous.  I decided to share a few basic tips to help you here.

Are you having problems at University?

I get so many emails from law students sharing concerns they have, whether it be subject specific or problems with their law school, study methods etc.  I know that studying law can be challenging at times and you really shouldn’t have to suffer alone.  Equally if you are having problems at university or at home and these things are impacting on your studies then you do need to speak to someone.  Your personal law tutor, dean of school, or even a tutor you get on particularly well with should be your first port of call.  Speaking to someone at your university can help get the problem resolved a lot quicker, even if it is just some additional support, a deadline extension or an acknowledgement that the fact the heating is never on will be looked into! However, I am still more than happy to receive your emails and messages and try and help you where I can. Watch this video here.

Don’t forget to hit the thumbs up button on the videos, and the subscribe button!

Rebecca x

A Brief Guide To Being A Law Student | 24 Hour Discount

A Brief Guide To Being A Law Student | 24 Hour Discount

A Brief Guide To Being A Law Student | 24 Hour Discount.  In the spirit of Christmas and just because today is the 7th December, I thought I would run a 24 hour discount making the ebook £7.99 instead of £12.99.  There are set instructions on how to purchase the ebook at this reduced discount and you can find those instructions here.

The special offer closes at 11:59pm GMT on Thursday 7th December.  After that you can still purchase the ebook but at the price of £12.99 via the usual methods.

For those of you that haven’t heard about my ebook, here is a quick summary! 

As you will know I have created an ebook for law students.  The reason behind making creating the ebook instead of a paperback/hardback was so that it could be interactive.  I wanted to be able to link out to blog posts, videos,  legal websites, news resources, other law blogs etc.

Now I know that an ebook isn’t for everyone so you can print the ebook if you would prefer, it is over 180 pages though and very colourful.  You do of course then lose the interactive features.

What is in the ebook?

The ebook covers many topics from social media, advocacy, general study tips, work experience, CVs, Cover Letters, Interviews, recommended reading and much more.  This ebook can be read from cover to cover or alternatively you can just dip in and out at the sections most useful to you.

As always though, please remember that the lists and top tips aren’t exhaustive, and I and others have plenty more tips/recommendations for you, but it is impossible to share them all.  I also haven’t written absolutely everything I could have on each topic, if I had the book would never have been published and I would have written even more.  Stay tuned for future editions towards the end of 2018/2019 though.

I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I loved writing it!

So if you are considering purchasing my ebook, then why not grab it on the reduced price? Click here to find out how to get the discount!

Rebecca x

P.S. please do share this ebook and the special offer with your friends

P.P.S. as a reminder this ebook isn’t just for students in the UK (studying law in England and Wales) it is for any law student all over the world, there is just the odd reference or section

Things to remember

  1. If you don’t follow the above steps you won’t be eligible to receive the ebook at the discounted price. 
  2. It is my ebook and I have self-published it.  It is impossible to cover everything I would like to cover, especially in the first version.  I could have written so much more! So version 2 (which is being released towards the end of 2018) will cover some of the smaller ebook topics in more depth! 
  3. There is a small chapter targeted to law students in the UK (England and Wales) in terms of career paths and studying the LLB.  The rest of the ebook content is suited to law students all over the world! 
  4. The ebook is completely interactive, clickable links to resources, books, videos, blog posts and more.  
  5. The ebook will be sent as a download and therefore an epub version and should open on your phone/tablet/laptop as a download or in your ‘reader’ app, the epub version means you get to enjoy all the interactive features a little bit easier.  If you are unable to open the ebook, I can send over a PDF version.
  6. You can print the ebook, it is a big file though and you won’t have access to all of the interactive features. 
  7. The usual disclaimers apply to this ebook which can be found at the start of the ebook.
  8. This ebook is not be shared by you in any way.  Legal action can and may be taken against you if it is found that you are sharing the publication. 

 

The Winners | Law Mind Maps Giveaway

So the Law Mind Maps Giveaway came to end this morning, and this is a very short post to announce the winners.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the giveaway with Law Mind Maps, and if you didn’t get a chance to enter the competition you can still read more about their products here.

Law Mind Maps Giveaway | Winners

Law Mind Maps Giveaway | Winners

As you will have seen Law Mind Maps kindly offered to giveaway one of each of the 7 core LLB/GDL module mind maps, and the lucky winners are below.  Law Mind Maps have already contacted the winners to arrange delivery.

Let’s announce the winners

Public/Constitutional and Administrative Law

Winner: Annabelle Coakley

Contract Law

Winner: Dawn Samson

Land Law

Winner: Eleni Babaletaki

Criminal Law

Winner: Katrina Brown

Equity and Trusts 

Winner: Lola Ileyemi

European Union Law

Winner: Sophie Turrell

Tort

Winner: Charlotte Burkert

Good luck for all of you currently studying law and if you are in the process of revising, don’t forget to download my free May revision planner here.

Rebecca

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A brief guide to being a law student

I am so excited to announce that my e-book ‘A brief guide to being a law student’ will be available to purchase very very soon.

It has been an amazing project to work on, and I will explain all about why I made the decision to write the e-book as well as why there has been a slight delay in launching it.

Here is the front cover Of a brief guide to being a law student

A brief guide to being a law student.

A brief guide to being a law student.

I have been very lucky to work with We Are Mogul on this, and it is handy because they get me, and what Lawyer In The Making is and stands for, and they have brilliant ideas and know all of the tech based stuff too!

I can’t wait for you to see a lot more of it and I will be sharing sneak peaks over the coming weeks.  As soon as I have a launch date I will let you know but in the meantime make sure you subscribe to my weekly newsletter as I will be sharing a discount code to all of my followers.   Here is a copy of the launch email that I sent to my subscribers and you can subscribe via this link, as well as on the blog itself.

I hope you find the ebook useful, informative and a resource you can use throughout your legal studies.  I have tried to make it different to the standard ‘how to be a law student’ books on the market, and I really hope you enjoy giving it a read.

ebook twitter account – a brief guide to being a law student

I have set up a separate twitter profile for the ebook and you can find it here.  Do follow for ebook launch updates, sneak peaks and lots more information, and if you can retweet and share with friends, family, colleagues and fellow law students I would be extremely grateful.

Rebecca x