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					                                           Charlotte Marie Allsopp

              11 Green Lane, Scawthorpe, Doncaster, DN5 7UR (currently based in Manchester)

                                       Email: charlottemallsopp@gmail.com


Education

        College of Law Manchester:                                                  2011 -2012

Full time LPC (private and commercial)

        The University of Sheffield                                                  2006-2010

LLB (hons) with French: 2i

        Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV:                                          2008-2009

Erasmus Diplôme des études supérieures (French Law)

        Hall Cross School, Thorne Road, Doncaster                                    2004-2006

A Level: English Literature (B), French (B) and Economics (B) (300 UCAS points)

        Ridgewood School, Barnsley Road, Doncaster                                   1999-2004

10 GCSE’s grade A-C

Languages
        French (fluent spoken, written and comprehension)

LEGAL WORK EXPERIENCE

        Heslop & Platt Solicitors and French Law Specialists – June 2010, August 2011, Leeds UK

I drafted and translated letters, contracts, leases and wills from and into French in order to communicate with
clients in the UK as well as French professionals. I spoke with French Solicitors and Council Houses on behalf of
clients to obtain information about the process of purchasing of French property, challenging both my legal
and language skills. I took part in client meetings which exposed me to the types of cases the firm are
instructed upon, the advisory process and the structure of the fee process. I helped to prepare case files which
gave me an insight into the wide range of legal scenarios that can arise following sale, acquisition, death or
divorce.

        Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV – September 2010 - June 2011, Bordeaux France

Teacher of LLB Public Law to French University students in the second year of their French Law degree as part
of a joint degree programme with The University of Kent; I planned the structure of the semester to make sure
that all lectures and seminars are completed on time and within the deadlines enforced by Kent; I delivered
lectures and seminars to students. I was also required to set and mark my own examinations and essays to
assess my students.

I planned individual lessons on a weekly basis and delivered them to a class in a clear manner incorporating
knowledge of the Law involved and of the English Language.



        Keeble Hawson (Doncaster Office) - 2007
One weeks work experience working alongside solicitors from the various departments; I prepared case files in
the personal injury department, drafted commercial contracts and took part in client meetings in the family
Law department.

Employment

       Fleet Compliance Limited - summer 2011.

Marketing and publicity for a business consultancy and expert witness company; contacting clients, designing
and improving the website, drafting testimonials, working on business models

       Institut d’études politiques de Bordeaux – September 2010 - April 2011, Bordeaux France

English teacher for French Master’s students at the Political Science school in Bordeaux, France

       Documetric Ltd – Summer 2009.

Data processing duties in the business and financial outsourcing sector

       The Langtree Group plc – Summer 2009.

General administrative duties for a commercial property development and investment business

INTERESTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
VOLUNTARY:

       Settlement Law Clinic Representative: pro bono legal advice
       Charity Rep, College of Law: Responsible for organising fundraising and charity events
       Volunteer with Riding for the Disabled, Sheffield (09/10-06/10)
       Charity events: 24 hour fast for World Vision, The Race for Life and several day-long horse rides

Other:
     Commercial Awareness workshop with BPP Law school (Spring 2010)
     Student Rep and committee member for my course, University of Sheffield (2009-10)
     Prefect (2004-06)

Extra Curricular:
     A member of Cercle Francais, the French association at the University of Sheffield
     A member of The University of Sheffield Equestrian club 2009-2010
     Swimming: I made use of the facilities available to me at university
     Horse riding: have taken regular classes from a young age.
     Running.
     Kickboxing

REFEREES
       Jill Robinson (personal tutor), lecturer at the College of Law Manchester, E-mail:
        jill.robinson@lawcol.co.uk

       Barbara Heslop, Solicitor and owner at Heslop & Platt Solicitors, E-mail: b.heslop@heslop-platt.co.uk

				
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