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David

David John, TCTL alumni & LLP participant 2013.

I first became involved in the TCTL programme a few years back. The first event I attended was ‘Your Break In The Law’ competition in 2010. The event itself was extremely motivational and was led by Action Jackson (a motivational speaker). As an event it was very informative, it consisted of taster lectures, information on the programmes BLD run and various schemes you could get involved with. This particular event was also the start of a rigorous 3 stage competition, in which out of the 100 people participating 2 would take home a full fees paid scholarship for the LLB law degree. I was lucky enough to be one of the two.

Since the competition I have also attended many other events such as the 2010 and 2011 Black History Month events, as well as, some ‘Yes you can’ events for secondary school children. Without a shadow of a doubt the TCTL programme provides events that are enlightening for any young person. Whether they want to go into law, or whether their simply keeping their career prospects open. There are talks given from senior partners, barristers, lecturers and ultimately a lot of the information I received at these events aided me to come to a solid conclusion about where I would like to take my career in law.

My time on the TCTL has come to an end now however I will now be applying to be a part of the legal launch pad programme which I believe will further assist me in reaching my goals. The legal launch pad is a programme that provides work experience and mentoring for those who are certain about a law-related career. I am currently about to start my second year after doing quite well in my first year obtaining an overall mark of 1st class. After a lot of advice and research I have decided that I would like to be a criminal barrister. I am looking forward to hopefully being a part of the legal launch pad. Hopefully I will be able to gain a few mini-pupillages and perhaps even a mentor as a result of being involved.

I have found that the TCTL helps provide you with different perspectives on careers in law and information that you simply couldn’t find at school, college or university. It is something I would highly recommend to anyone with a remote interest in law. So get involved now!

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