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UCL dominate Round 1 of the Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition

Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition

No fewer than 9 (yes 9) University College of London teams have progressed to Round 2 of the Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition 2016/17.  Other teams to pack Round 2 (with one week of Round 1 calls remaining) include 5 teams from the University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, Queen Mary University London and the University of Law respectively.  The competition is CV blind and universities are not known by assessors during each Round.

Teams with students from 40 different universities have progressed to Round 2 so far, with another 50 places up for grabs next week.  300 teams entered the competition from 80+ universities throughout the UK and Ireland.

The winning team will be offered legal work placements with Dechert, Mayer Brown, King & Wood Mallesons, TLT Solicitors and Barclays Legal.  Each team member will also receive a bespoke suit courtesy of LexisNexis and A Suit That Fits.

University of Birmingham5
University Bristol5
King’s College London5
The University of Law5
Leeds University3
Newcastle University3
City, University of London2
University of Exeter2
University of Hertfordshire2
University of Leicester2
University of Salford2
St Mary’s University, Twickenham2
University of Surrey2
University of Warwick2
University of York2
University of Cambridge1
Cardiff University1
Durham University1
University of Edinburgh1
University of Hull1
Keele University1
University of Manchester1
University of Nottingham1
Nottingham Trent University1
University of Oxford1
Queen’s University Belfast1
University of Southampton1
University of Sussex1
University of Swansea1
University of Westminster1
University of Aberdeen1