Guest Post by Daisy Doardo - First year law student and trainee lawyer (QWE for the SQE)Shared with thanks to Daisy Doardo, originally published via THE LEGAL BRIEF, issue no.49 - 21 July 2021 produced by KC Partners. Having dropped out of sixth form due to mental health challenges (depression and being suicidal), I didn't … Continue reading Following my dream of going to University
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 welcome new members whether they intend to study on campus or study from home. We are looking to expand numbers, while … Continue reading Applications for 2021-22 Law Clinic membership are now open!
Post by Lee Hansen, Deputy Clinic Director and Fanny Joly, Clinic Administrator. The Essex Law Clinic is becoming a referral agency for Free Legal Answers a service provided by LawWorks. It’s a website for individuals, who cannot afford to pay for legal advice, to request initial and one-off advice about a specific civil legal issue. … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Free Legal Answers referral agency
I graduated from Essex in July 2020, having obtained the prize for the best overall performance by a law student for two consecutive years. Like many students, although I had performed well academically, I felt that I needed to get more practical experience before becoming sufficiently confident to apply for positions in the legal field. … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Flavia-Maria Manda
By Sam Howlett, Essex Law Clinic Student Director A few weeks ago, I had the absolute pleasure of speaking on BBC Essex Radio, alongside two of my fellow students Haley Mason and Megan Green, and our supervisor, Liz Fisher Frank. It was a fantastic opportunity to speak about the work the Clinic does, and to … Continue reading Student Director Sam Howlett talks about representing Essex Law Clinic on BBC Essex Radio
Meet Béatrice Lallemand: the person behind the organisation of the Oras Mooting Competition! Interviewer: Could you briefly introduce yourself (name, age, area of law you would like to specialize in, what you want to do in the future/ Master’s degree you want to do after the LLB)? Béatrice: Sure! I am Béatrice Lallemand, 19 years … Continue reading Oras! Mooting Competition – Béatrice’s big challenge!
One of the best things that motivate me as a Law Star (Peer Mentor) is the fact that I am contributing to the university as a whole. I believe that is what fuels my daily work, and the activities I partake in. As a Law Star, I act as a representative for the law students, … Continue reading What’s it like being a Law Star? Hear from our previous star Mike Oni!
This article was originally posted on the University of Essex News pages on 2 June 2021.Our Students’ Union Black Officer Andrea Curtis has been praised for her role in a recent Battle Against Racism webinar organised by the University of Antwerp. As one of the members of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe … Continue reading Andrea praised for her role in Battle Against Racism webinar
Blog post written by Béatrice Lallemand, Founder and Organiser of Oras!, Essex President of the Association du Double-Diplôme Essex/France. It is our greatest pleasure to inform you that our Essex Representative Clara Prillard brought the first Oras! Mooting Competition cup home! Congratulations to her for her incredible performance. Her success was due to an effective … Continue reading Oras! Mooting Competition: Clara Prillard brought it home!
This article is an account of my time after graduation, peppered with brief advice, in case it may be helpful to you as you consider what to do next. After a summer punctuated with pro bono work, I started an MA in Medical Law; an interest I developed after researching the law for a moot … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Thomas Russell