The Oras! Mooting competition update…Essex is still in the race for the big finale!

The Essex Board of the Association du Double-Diplôme had the greatest pleasure to host the Oras! Mooting Competition semi-finale a week ago. For those interested in catching up the semi-final round of the competition, you can find it on YouTube. In this semi-finale, which lasted around 2 hours, we saw an average of 60 people … Continue reading The Oras! Mooting competition update…Essex is still in the race for the big finale!

Essex Law Clinic Updates: LGBTQ+ Rights Pride and the Law – A Podcast

BY MARIYA HOQUE, Student Co-Director of Essex Law ClinicObjective: LGBTQ+ Rights Pride and the Law: A Podcast is a project (under the LGBTQ+/HIV Essex Law Clinic) designed as a podcast; a platform which encourages the LGBTQ+ community to share their relationship and experiences with the law. Students from the Essex Law Clinic will hold semi-structured … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Updates: LGBTQ+ Rights Pride and the Law – A Podcast

Oras! Mooting Competition: Our two Essex representatives have now been selected!

Success among the frenchies In case you haven’t heard, the Essex Board of the Association du Double-Diplôme Essex/France selected their first and second year Essex Representatives for the inter-university French and English Mooting Competition Oras! On 11th December 2020, 16 enthusiastic participants from the French/English Law Double Degree fiercely competed with one another to win a place … Continue reading Oras! Mooting Competition: Our two Essex representatives have now been selected!

Housing law changes under Coronavirus legislation in England.

By Lucy Davies, Supervisor from the Essex Law Clinic. When the second lockdown in England started on 5 November 2020, the impact on housing was considered both worrying and confusing for tenants and practitioners, the rapidly changing 3-tier system which resumed on 2 December 2020 has been even more so. This article covers some of … Continue reading Housing law changes under Coronavirus legislation in England.

Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)

With thanks to Manon Boulesteix who conducted the interview on 30th November, 2020. Manon: Hello Viviane. Could you briefly introduce yourself and explain a bit why we asked you to speak to the students tonight? Viviane: Sure! Hello, I am Viviane, I live near Paris and I am currently in my 3rd year of Law. … Continue reading Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)

Essex Client Interviewing Competition

The 2020/21 Essex Client International Competition is organised by the School of Law. This is an opportunity for Law students to develop new/further skills in relation to client interviewing. What is client interviewing? Law students work in teams of two in a simulated law office (on zoom). They interview and advise a “client” -a role-playing … Continue reading Essex Client Interviewing Competition

Essex Law Clinic Updates: Autumn Term 2020

Numbers Update by Clinic Director, Professor Donald Nicolson. A huge and very warm welcome to our new recruits!This year a record number of 212 students applied for membership. While a few entered as Silver members either via the Legal Advice Casework module and one as an LLM student, the vast majority joined as Bronze members. … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Updates: Autumn Term 2020