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Pay for your courses lesson by lesson

July 16. 2013

We know that a lot of our students are still studying at university and have not yet qualified. We understand therefore the paying for a course in advance can be difficult. To help our students overcome this difficulty we have now changed our software so that students can pay lesson by lesson, each time they log on to view a new broadcast.

Counterfeit Goods: an important Canadian precedent case

August 16. 2011

The Canadian federal court has issued a severe warning to counterfeiters of high-end luxury goods in Canada. In a recent trademark case involving copyright infringement the court awarded damages of $1.98 million for copyright and trademark infringement with a further punitive damages award of $500,000.

Letter writing skills

July 28. 2011

As a lawyer your competence will often be judged from the style, tone and content of your writing. Its neither fair nor accurate in assessing ability but it is a fact of life that when we read a letter we tend to build up a mental picture of the person who wrote it.

Giving a successful Interview

July 6. 2011

In the last article we looked at how to structure and write your CV in order to get an interview for the job that you want. In this article we will look at how to prepare for the interview, how to behave during the interview and finally some of the things you should and should not say during the interview.

Writing a successful CV

June 30. 2011

So, you have finished University and perhaps even started your first job. Now you need to write a CV that markets you, and your unique capabilities, to a future potential employer.

Building a successful Law Career

May 30. 2011

In this first article I am just going to speak about the initial requirements, the building blocks you will need to use, to become successful. In future articles I am going to explain how to use each of these blocks and also how to acquire and practice the skills needed by successful lawyers in their careers.