The Rather Unknown Alternative to High Street Banks – Credit Unions’ Growth Capacity Rooted in Consumer Awareness.

Photo by Mathieu Stern, Unsplash Approximately two years ago, it came to the attention of the Essex Law Clinics’ Consumer Welfare Law project team lead by Dr Anastasia Karatzia and Dr Andrea Fejos that credit unions in the UK are succeeding to a lesser extent than the traditional high-street banks; both in terms of members … Continue reading The Rather Unknown Alternative to High Street Banks – Credit Unions’ Growth Capacity Rooted in Consumer Awareness.

Second and Final Years: Your Invite to a Listening Session!

CHANGE IS COMING We are making changes to our UG curriculum for October 2022 and we want your help to help us shape the future of the School of Law. We are hosting three zoom sessions next week to get your input on learning and teaching and your experience at Essex: The meetings will be … Continue reading Second and Final Years: Your Invite to a Listening Session!

Meet our Essex Law Clinic Firm Manager Emma Newton and find out about her placement year!

Hi, I am a Firm Manager and Silver member at the Law Clinic. In addition to my involvement withthe Clinic, I have just returned from my placement year working as a paralegal within the family department of Dominic Levent Solicitors. Throughout my placement year, I benefitted from the opportunity to work closely on a number … Continue reading Meet our Essex Law Clinic Firm Manager Emma Newton and find out about her placement year!

Mental Health in the Workplace: Ending the stigma.

Daisy Doardo, Student at the School of Law, University of Essex has written the below article to share her experiences with her own mental health. 1 in 6 workers are suffering from depression, anxiety or work-related stress at any given time. In 2018/2019, 54% of sick days taken in the UK were related to depression, … Continue reading Mental Health in the Workplace: Ending the stigma.

Applications for 2021-22 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 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!

Essex Law Clinic: Free Legal Answers referral agency

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

Essex Law Clinic: Alumni Profile – Flavia-Maria Manda

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

Student Director Sam Howlett talks about representing Essex Law Clinic on BBC Essex Radio

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