The Law School Summer Challenge 2020

Bev Jackson, Director of Student Development set up a summer challenge where students participated in a series of different activities over 6 weeks. The Law Summer Challenge 2020 ran from 21 July - 31 August. It was designed to prepare students for the upcoming academic year. Students were asked to complete 3 tasks each week and upload … Continue reading The Law School Summer Challenge 2020

Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law

Malina recently graduated this July. My name is Malina Preda and I am graduating this year from University of Essex. My evolution through three years spent in university was impressive as I enjoyed lots of work experience in my final year which increased my learning outcomes, skills and employability. My first year of university was … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law

Guest Student Blog: Emma Newton talks why she chose to do a placement year

Emma recently graduated this July. Towards the end of my first year at University, I began contemplating the different types of work experience I could embark on to further my chances of success in the law field. In researching my options, I attended the placements bootcamp to gain an insight into the benefits of completing … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma Newton talks why she chose to do a placement year

Guest Student Blog: Abena Prempeh talks about her experience with Keystone Solicitors

Congratulations to Abena who graduated this year! Every year since the start of my four-year degree in law, I was determined to secure an internship to better inform and prepare me professionally in my future endeavours as a solicitor. The perfect opportunity then presented itself as this was a requirement for the module, Clinical Legal … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Abena Prempeh talks about her experience with Keystone Solicitors

Guest Student Blog: Sean Walkden talks about his placement at Support Through Court and Professional development

Sean, standing at the School's Mooting final heald at the Supreme Court. During my final year I aimed to develop myself professionally while working towards my degree. After a phone call with the Employability Development Diector in the Summer of 2019, where we dicussed some activities that the University puts on which could help. As … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Sean Walkden talks about his placement at Support Through Court and Professional development

Applications for 2020-21 Law Clinic membership are now open!

The Essex Law Clinic is now open for applications for membership for the new academic year. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic we have moved a lot of our activities online. We are therefore able to operate at full capacity in the new academic year and are hoping to welcome new members whether they intend … Continue reading Applications for 2020-21 Law Clinic membership are now open!

Guest Student Blog: Lucy Day talks volunteering at the Essex Law Clinic and placements.

Lucy Day My name is Lucy Day and I am a final year LLB Law student. Throughout my three years at university, I have volunteered for Essex Law Clinic as a case worker and more recently for various projects and a firm manager position. Volunteering at the Clinic helped me develop professionally from an early … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Lucy Day talks volunteering at the Essex Law Clinic and placements.