Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application

Guest post by Sue-Jade Coukan,Second-year student, Double Degree French and English Law ProgrammeUniversity of Essex (UK)/Université de Nanterre (France) As a second-year law student and aspiring solicitor in London, I am expected to secure a training contract in a law firm. Securing a training contract is a long and demanding process that requires determination and … Continue reading Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application

Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)

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)

5 Study tips to help any student plus tips from the Law Stars!

Trying to keep on top of your workload can be a struggle. This applies to first year students who have little experience with independent studying to third year students who are still trying to streamline the process. Here are five simple tips to ensure you don’t fall behind, as well as to make writing essays … Continue reading 5 Study tips to help any student plus tips from the Law Stars!

An Interview with Arthur Sutton – The President of Essex Bar Society!

Tell us a bit about yourself.I am a final year law student, with a keen passion for advocacy and litigation. After winning the Mooting Competition at the Supreme Court last year, followed by the creation of the Bar Society, I have chosen a career in the Bar and hope to become a barrister in the … Continue reading An Interview with Arthur Sutton – The President of Essex Bar Society!

Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law

Malina recently graduated this July. My name is Malina Preda and I am graduating this year from University of Essex. My evolution through three years spent in university was impressive as I enjoyed lots of work experience in my final year which increased my learning outcomes, skills and employability. My first year of university was … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law