Lawyers Advise Shropshire and Herefordshire Students in Schools

We are often approached by schools, colleges and career advice centres who ask if Lanyon Bowdler can assist them with their career events, helping students interested in the law with their career choices.  Our answer is always yes – it’s great to be able to help out in the local community, and to demonstrate the diversity of roles which exist within a full practice law firm. 

It’s fortunate that we have plenty of extremely helpful legal and support staff, who are always more than willing to take the time out to go along to these events to talk about their role, the reality of what it involves, and how they took their first steps into a career in law.  Not everyone takes the classic route into law, and there are far more options available than many students realise, so it’s good to be able to demonstrate real examples to students who may believe that a career in law is not an option for them. 

As I write, one of our criminal defence lawyers Stephen Scully is at a local school assisting with a Magistrates Court mock trial mooting competition, which has been organised by the Citizenship Foundation.  The aim of the competition is to give young people a glimpse of the legal system in an innovative and exciting way, whilst assisting with their learning and development.   Stephen will be blogging about the mooting competition shortly so watch this space for an update!