Conor Maher

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Law
Job title: Trainee Solicitor
Subject of study: Law and European Legal Study
Year of graduation: 2017
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Ellis Jones Solicitors LLP

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Studying for the Legal Practice Course and subsequently practicing in both Criminal and Civil Litigation.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I enjoy working with people, in particular client contact, and solving problems on behalf of clients.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Canoe Club, Hispanic Society, Law Society, British Red Cross Society.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

My Erasmus+ placement with the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The people, and the culture of the university.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

The location, and the feel of the campus.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Attention to detail, and social/networking skills.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Get involved with as many extra-curricular activities as possible to build your non-law skills.

What are your plans for the future?

Qualification as a Solicitor, working in Civil and Criminal Litigation and Regulatory Law.


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