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 Post by Catherine Duggan (outgoing Student Director). I am graduating this summer with an LLB in Law. I started studying law with the Open University but I had been looking into Pro Bono work and found out about Essex Law Clinic, the work they had done was so amazing I knew I wanted to … Continue reading Reflections on my time in the Essex Law Clinic
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
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!
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.
Are you considering coming to the University of Essex to study Law? Here is a list of 5 reasons why you should study in the School of Law at the University of Essex. 1. Our Outstanding Reputation We are ranked 22nd in the UK for Law and 76th in the world for Law (QS World … Continue reading 5 Reasons to study Law at Essex
June was Pride month and the Essex Law Clinic through its LGBT+ Rights Project works in close co-operation with Outhouse East a charity based in Colchester which serves the LGBT+ community in Colchester, Essex and throughout the East of England. Despite the pandemic students on the project have been able to continue some of their … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic and LGBT+ Rights
Guest post by Emma McKinstry, LLB Law with Business Last September I was fortunate enough to spend a week with Ashtons Legal, in the Fornham St. Martins office. Placed with the Lifetime Planning team my role was to shadow the solicitors in the department and assist with anything they needed to be done. My main … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma McKinstry talks about her work placement at Ashtons Legal
Hello everyone! My name is Vinnosh Kumar and I have just completed my LLB. I have also recently been elected as the Vice President of Welfare for the University of Essex Student’s Union. I look forward to taking up office for the academic year of 2020-2021. Here, I will be talking about my experience within … Continue reading Meet an Essex Law Clinic Gold Member: Vinnosh Jaya Kumur
The Essex Law Clinic appoints students directors each year to work closely with the Director, Donald Nicolson, as well as and the wider team of Executive and Management Committees - in providing leadership and support to the student body of the Law Clinic. The student directors work collaboratively to decide the direction of the clinic … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: Meet the Student Directors – Megan Green, Deputy Director