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Recent graduate from the University of Glasgow with a 2:1 honors degree in law recently relocated to New York to pursue a career in law. Seeking to secure a position as a paralegal/legal assistant which will utilize the communication, organization and research skills developed through work and my degree.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
2011-2015: University of Glasgow Law School; Scotland
Degree: Law LLB Honors — Degree Classification: 2:1
Honors Courses: Commercial Banking, Civil Jurisdiction and Evidence, Intellectual Property Rights, Commercial Law, Financial Law, Law of the Sea
2010: University of Puerto Rico Law School, Rio Piedras
Therapeutic Jurisprudence (course audit)
2007-2010: St Catherine’s British Embassy School Athens, Greece
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (2010): 37 points
Selected to participate in the Comparative Legal Research Project where I partnered with a student of the University of Mainz, Germany to produce a paper comparing the formation of contracts in the two jurisdictions.
Used strong communication skills as a fundraiser to empathize and develop rapport with possible donors to select charities
Raised over 10,000 GBP for the British Heart Foundation, AICR, Marie Curie and Macmillan, as well as developed greater community awareness of the above charities.
Member of the Glasgow Law School Mooting Society where I reached the semi finals of the Deans Cup Mooting Competition with my partner
Completed theoretical training to become a Lay Person Representative under the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 under the supervision of the the Citizens’ Advice Bureaux: Specialist Services. Experience included interviewing clients, completing appropriate forms, knowledge of the appropriate insolvency laws, etc.
President of the Glasgow University American Society in my final year of university. The role required me to lead a board of 5 in monthly meetings, reach out to local American businesses and. as well as the local US consulate
4th year class representative of my law class to the school senate (2014-2015). This role required great communication and leadership skills to confer issues faced by students effectively to the appropriate authority
Data entry for research into the functionality of the new software used by the university: MyGlasgow, developed proficient typing skills and worked independently, meeting tight deadlines and targets
Took a gap year after high school to be able to support myself financially through university and during my studies, traveled from Scotland to Denmark for work. This experience required great time management skills, be adaptable and flexible to new and changing situations.
Native US English
High level of competency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, WestLaw and LexisNexis
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