Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Manul Ranasingha

I graduated with a 2:1 degree in Law last year. Once I received the grades last summer I was faced with the daunting questions of ‘where next’? Prior to my admission into University, I had the aspiration of going into corporate law where my skills in commercial awareness could be fine-tuned and applied on a … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Manul Ranasingha

Essex Law Clinic Update: A view from the housing frontline

Guest Post by Lucy Davies, Essex Law Clinic Supervisor and Legal Aid Housing Advisor at Suffolk Law Centre. The amount of new housing legislation over the last 12 months in response to the Covid-19 emergency has been overwhelming. This has added to the complex mish-mash of overlapping housing statutes to create a large amount of … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Update: A view from the housing frontline

Essex Law Clinic Update: The Family Handbook Project – Public Legal Education

Guest post by Liz Fisher Frank, Law Clinic Supervisor On 4 March 2021, the Family Law Handbook student team stepped away from the almost finished Handbook to instead provide a virtual public legal education session to year 11 and 12 pupils at a school in Essex.The group decided they would have all appreciated more information … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Update: The Family Handbook Project – Public Legal Education

Come and support our Essex representative for the Final of The Oras! Mooting competition!…(final round will be in English).

It is our greatest pleasure to invite you to the Oras! Mooting Competition’s final which takes place on Saturday 27 March 2021 at 2pm (UK time). First-year finalists will be competing on a topic of English Contract Law while second-year finalists will compete on a topic of English Criminal Law. All pleads will be in … Continue reading Come and support our Essex representative for the Final of The Oras! Mooting competition!…(final round will be in English).

Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application

Guest post by Sue-Jade Coukan,Second-year student, Double Degree French and English Law ProgrammeUniversity of Essex (UK)/Université de Nanterre (France) As a second-year law student and aspiring solicitor in London, I am expected to secure a training contract in a law firm. Securing a training contract is a long and demanding process that requires determination and … Continue reading Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application

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