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<br /> 2020<br /> Edition 24<br /> Law<br /> Vacation Schemes<br /> & Mini-pupillages<br /> targetjobs.co.uk/law<br /> DISCOVER<br /> PLAN<br /> SUCCEED<br /> <br /> 2020<br /> Editor's<br /> COLUMN<br /> Whether it's a vacation scheme, mini-pupillage, insight event or open day, work<br /> experience is the best way to get a real taste of the legal profession. Exploring the<br /> work of a solicitor or barrister will help you to confirm your career choices, show<br /> recruiters you have a genuine interest in the profession and give yourself a head<br /> start when it comes to applying for training contracts and pupillages. 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