It is strange to think it has almost been a year since I left Essex. Whilst COVID restrictions have limited the amount of time that I have left the house, this past year has been a whirlwind of stress, opportunities and excitement. In September 2020, I began my LLM/LPC course… and wow it was a … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Sian Walker
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
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
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
Exams are a necessary evil. They allow lecturers to check whether you understood the content covered in the course and they can show employers some of your strengths. Believe it or not, but they are also beneficial for you too. You can find out how well you knew the topic as you are tested on … Continue reading Revision tips and tricks!
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).
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 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!
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
D-day is fast approaching. It is our greatest pleasure to invite you on Zoom to support our semi-finalists. The semi-finale of the Oras! Mooting Competition will take place on Friday 12 February 2021, at 2 pm (UK time) via Zoom: Meeting ID: 974 8900 9979. Feel free to come and support our two Essex representatives, … Continue reading The Oras! Mooting competition continues…