HarryClarkLaw

Welcome

My name is Harry, and I’m a 22-year-old Law graduate at the University of York and future Trainee Solicitor at Baker McKenzie. Here you will find blog posts discussing everything from TC application tips through to my own personal insights into the world of law. I love to connect with my readers of any profession, so feel free to drop me an email and I’d be happy to get in touch with you. Happy reading!


  • Debunking the Paralegal Stereotype

    November 4, 2019 by

    “We are led to believe that the route is ultimately LLB>LPC>TC consecutively and anything that goes against the grain is not to be given a thought. I disagree.” Abi Simpson. The typical stereotype of a paralegal can conjure some unfortunate, negative imagery – a solely administrative role, acting as a yes-man to junior lawyers with… Read more

  • How To: Law at University

    October 29, 2019 by

    “I chose to go to law school because I thought that someday, somehow I’d make a difference.” Christopher Darden. Studying law at university can be an invigorating intellectual challenge at times and a mentally taxing workload at others. Being able to balance the demands of your studies and social life is difficult, especially whilst also… Read more

  • My ‘Trainee Talk’ with The Corporate Law Academy

    September 3, 2019 by

    “Everybody and their mother has a book and a podcast these days.” Loren Weisman. Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Jaysen Sutton, founder of The Corporate Law Academy, in his ‘Trainee Talk’ podcast series. TCLA aims to assist aspiring commercial solicitors in their journey towards a Training Contract, providing a number of… Read more

  • Do we really need ‘injury lawyers’?

    November 20, 2019 by

    “What we seek is some kind of compensation for what we put up with.” Haruki Murakami. We all know that if you’ve recently been involved in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, it’s likely that you’re entitled to some form of compensation. It’s a simple concept in theory, but unfortunately not always in practice,… Read more

  • Navigating the infamous Californian penal code

    November 14, 2019 by

    “Government is the greatest combination for forces known to human society. It can command more men and raise more money than any and all other agencies combined.” David Dudley Field II. The California penal code is well-known for being very long and complex, making it difficult to understand for everyday, non-legal clients. This means it… Read more

  • Lewis Alexander Baxter #LawyersofLinkedIn

    November 12, 2019 by

    “The beauty of law is its diversity and variety – from the people you meet to the sort of responsibilities and tasks that you’ll do.” Lewis Alexander Baxter. Today’s #LawyerOfLinkedIn is student, aspiring lawyer and The Blurred Line Group (TBLG) founder Lewis Alexander Baxter. Lewis founded his organisation with an aim to change the way… Read more

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