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.

Essex Law Applications: REOPEN!

If you missed the opportunity in October to apply for our Essex Law Clinic, you are in luck.. We are now able to expand our numbers and are officially able to reopen our applications! We are again looking to recruit a number of Bronze Members, who will engage in in non-client facing “project” work before … Continue reading Essex Law Applications: REOPEN!

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!

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

Essex Law Clinic: LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards

Essex Law Clinic gold member Annabel Pike has been recognised for her work providing advice and support in the local community, which includes leading on a pioneering LGBTQ+ rights project as well as for her important work within the Human Rights Centre Clinic. On Wednesday 12 May, Annabel Pike was announced as the Runner-Up in … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic: LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards