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Not All Lawyers Have Law Degrees

English, Education, 3 seasons, 29 episodes, 13 hours, 29 minutes
The BBC Legal team takes a fresh look at the legal profession and how you can become a lawyer. We meet some amazing people who we think will inspire you whether you’re considering a career in law, taking the first steps or working your way up and looking for guidance about what to do next. This is Not All Lawyers Have Law Degrees… plus lots of other useful things we’ve found out about becoming a lawyer and the people that do. Find us on Instagram @notalllawyerspod ( See ( for privacy and opt-out information.
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Bonus episode: Diversity is a way of thinking!

In this season 3 bonus, we re-release a popular episode from series 1: our check in with Vaibhav Adlakha - solicitor and diversity & inclusion trailblazer. Vaibhav tells us what he thinks makes a work place inclusive, why mental adjustments can be more important than physical ones and what’s ironic about his current role. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/1/202226 minutes, 40 seconds
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The SQE Explained

Not All Lawyers Have Law Degrees series 3 episode 4 is a re-release of our discussion with Dr Victoria Roper, Associate Professor at Northumbria University and Chair of the National Education and Training Committee of the Law Society. Victoria clarifies the finer points of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (or SQE) which was introduced in September 2021 and will eventually replace the current Legal Practice Course (LPC). She also answers crucial questions like – How much will it cost? What happens if I fail an exam? And what to do if you’ve already started the LPC?More information about the SQE: Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/1/202222 minutes, 8 seconds
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Top tips for CVs, applications & interviews – with Rianna Powponne

The third instalment in our legal apprenticeships series re-visits the previous chat with Rianna Powponne of Rare Recruitment. Rianna shares essential advice about CVs, applications and interviews, including what to put in, what to leave out, how to tell your story and dealing with tough interview questions.National Careers Service: Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/1/202231 minutes, 57 seconds
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Legal apprenticeships: all you need to know – with Ceri Evans

In this re-released episode, Georgie and Ella discuss legal apprenticeships with Ceri Evans, National Programme Director for Apprenticeships at the University of Law. Listen in to get the facts about legal apprenticeships - which organisations offer them, how much you get paid and the importance of finding the right place for you.Further info about apprenticeships: Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/1/202229 minutes, 27 seconds
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Personal experience of legal apprenticeship – with Maia Crockford and Teagan Williams

The legal-apprenticeship-themed third series of Not All Lawyers Have Law Degrees begins with BBC’s very own legal apprentice Georgie Yates and former apprentice Ella Lycett leading a lively and enlightening conversation with Maia Crockford and Teagan Williams. In this episode from the first series, Maia (DAC Beachcroft LLP) and Teagan (Severn Trent Water) explain why they turned down university places to take up legal apprenticeships. They share some of the challenges and rewards of starting work at 18, balancing work with studying and how their apprenticeships have grown their skills and confidence – as well as their bank balances!Find us on Instagram @notalllawyerspod Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
8/1/202230 minutes, 3 seconds