at LK Shields Solicitors
May 2016 - January 2017
During my third year of study, I undertook work placement at LK Shields Solicitors where I gained experience primarily in the Litigation department. I acquired a broad range of practical skills particularly in relation to procedure and the production of legal documents. I was also given great exposure to the work of a solicitor at a commercial law firm. Most notably, I learned about the importance of ensuring client satisfaction and the ability to work in a timely manner. My main responsibilities included: proof reading, legal research, preparing briefs for counsel, drafting documents, and filing. My computer skills improved substantially as I became acquainted with a myriad of computer systems and programmes. I regularly liaised with clients over the phone and consequently improved my communication skills.