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
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
The 2020/21 Essex Mooting Competition is jointly organised by the School of Law and the Essex Law Society. The competition is open to all law undergraduates but places are limited. How to RegisterTo register a place, please send an email to email@example.com. The email should contain your name, year of study and a brief statement (up to 150 words) outlining why you want to … Continue reading Essex Mooting Competition
Oras! is a brand-new and exciting French and English Law Mooting Competition which is open to every first and second-year law students studying a double-degree of French and English Law. This Moot Court is organised by the Essex Board of the Association du Double-Diplôme Essex/France (the University of Essex French and English Law Society) in … Continue reading ORAS! – The brand-new French and English Law Mooting Competition
Rachel Brandrith, Final Year Law Student has provided us with some great tips to handle Lockdown 2.0! So, the dreaded second lockdown is well underway. I don’t know about you but I’ve already dusted off my loaf tins and Zoom quizzes ready for the next few weeks inside. I think for a lot of people … Continue reading Tips for Surviving Lockdown as a Student!
Trying to keep on top of your workload can be a struggle. This applies to first year students who have little experience with independent studying to third year students who are still trying to streamline the process. Here are five simple tips to ensure you don’t fall behind, as well as to make writing essays … Continue reading 5 Study tips to help any student plus tips from the Law Stars!
Tell us a bit about yourself.I am a final year law student, with a keen passion for advocacy and litigation. After winning the Mooting Competition at the Supreme Court last year, followed by the creation of the Bar Society, I have chosen a career in the Bar and hope to become a barrister in the … Continue reading An Interview with Arthur Sutton – The President of Essex Bar Society!
What does my timetable show me? Your personal timetable will show the location, time and nature of a module. E.g. you might have an LW105 online lecture from 11am-1pm. You will receive an Outlook calendar invitation with the required zoom link 48 hours before your lecture, so ensure that you check your Essex email regularly. … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Timetabling
As my second year of studying Law at the University of Essex drew to a close, I was excited to embark on the work experience placements set to commence within the following months. I was eager to learn whilst on placement because at this stage of my career I had only been conditioned to the … Continue reading Maritsa Quintal talks about her Legal Placements
A Law Star is our new name for our Peer Mentors. They are designed to welcome both our first year and second year returning students to the Law School. https://vimeo.com/464144889 What is a Law Star? We have 30 Law Stars this year varying from second and third year students. Our stars each have different experiences … Continue reading Meet our 2020 Law Stars