Why take part in Lawyers in Schools?

Trainee solicitor Tamara Vasiljeva, co-ordinated volunteers and took part in the Lawyers in Schools programme for McDermott Will & Emery this year. They are partnered with London Nautical School in Lambeth. Tamara tells us why she enjoyed volunteering her time Continue reading

My first Lawyers in Schools session…

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Monday 12th November saw the first Lawyers in Schools sessions of 2012/13 for Burlington Danes Academy. There, lawyers from Olswang and BBC Worldwide work in partnership to deliver the programme to two Year 10 classes. As always the first session Continue reading

‘Suited up’ and driving a Porsche to ‘a bit average actually’: Moving towards a more positive attitude to the law and legal professionals

This year, in addition to our evaluation of the scheme, the Lawyers in Schools team focussed on two schools for a more in-depth evaluation of the impact of the programme on the students involved. Five students from Haverstock School and Continue reading

Deputy Vice President of the Law Society visits a Lawyers in Schools session

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Deputy Vice President of the Law Society of England & Wales, Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, is a mental health and human rights lawyer and also managing partner of Scott-Moncrieff Harbour and Sinclair a virtual law firm which operates online. The Law Society Continue reading