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…
Success among the frenchies In case you haven’t heard, the Essex Board of the Association du Double-Diplôme Essex/France selected their first and second year Essex Representatives for the inter-university French and English Mooting Competition Oras! On 11th December 2020, 16 enthusiastic participants from the French/English Law Double Degree fiercely competed with one another to win a place … Continue reading Oras! Mooting Competition: Our two Essex representatives have now been selected!
By Lucy Davies, Supervisor from the Essex Law Clinic. When the second lockdown in England started on 5 November 2020, the impact on housing was considered both worrying and confusing for tenants and practitioners, the rapidly changing 3-tier system which resumed on 2 December 2020 has been even more so. This article covers some of … Continue reading Housing law changes under Coronavirus legislation in England.
With thanks to Manon Boulesteix who conducted the interview on 30th November, 2020. Manon: Hello Viviane. Could you briefly introduce yourself and explain a bit why we asked you to speak to the students tonight? Viviane: Sure! Hello, I am Viviane, I live near Paris and I am currently in my 3rd year of Law. … Continue reading Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)
By Liz Fisher Frank, Essex Law Clinic SupervisorThe Domestic Abuse Bill is slowly making progress through Parliament. First promised in 2017, the ‘landmark’ Bill has, like most things, been held up by Brexit and now the pandemic. Due to the sharp rise in claims of domestic abuse, the need to push it through now is … Continue reading The Domestic Abuse Bill
Rachel Brandrith, LLB Law Student has documented what a typical day as a Law student looks like during the current Government lockdown. For me, the thing I have found hardest to adjust to in the current situation is the changing/lack of routine. I am one of these people that likes to keep busy and achieve … Continue reading A day in the life of a Law Student: During Lockdown!
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