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 My work placement experience at Ashtons Legal
Since September, I have been apart of the Events and Communications Team in the School of Law, working as their Student Engagement Intern. My role was to increase student's engagement within the School, through social events, competitions, newsletters and blog posts like this one! I've was given some amazing opportunities, so I thought I would … Continue reading Reflecting on my role as a Student Engagement Intern
The University of Essex offers its students the choice of taking a four year course. This additional year is spent on a placement. This can be really beneficial because it is time spent gaining advantageous work experience; something which could really give you the edge over other applicants when applying for graduate level jobs in … Continue reading 5 Reasons to do a Placement Year whilst studying Law at Essex
The Law Fair is a must for any student who wishes to explore a career in the legal profession. It is an annual event traditionally held in Week 7 of the Autumn Term and is attended by Law firms from the local area and London. It is a chance for students to network with different … Continue reading The 2019 Essex Law Fair
While graduation may currently feel like a far off event for many, there's lots of things you can do once you leave Essex. I talked to a few graduates, ranging from more recent to longer ago, to see what they've done since the left Essex and how Essex prepared them for the future! Barrister/SolicitorThe most … Continue reading Where do our Graduates go?
Since November, I've been the Law Communications and Recruitment Frontrunner Plus based within the Events and Communications team of the Law School. Throughout my placement I've had some amazing opportunities, here's some of my favourite! Working at the 10th Anniversary Event for the Essex Law and Human Rights Centre ClinicsIn second term, the Law and … Continue reading Reflecting on my Frontrunners Plus placement
There's lots of things to do away from your studies as a law student, one of the best things to do is volunteer! This is a great addition to your CV and can give you a chance to learn more about law and how it works in real life. Street LawThe Street Law project is run … Continue reading Volunteering Opportunities for Law Students