As my second year of studying Law at the University of Essex drew to a close, I was excited to embark on the work experience placements set to commence within the following months. I was eager to learn whilst on placement because at this stage of my career I had only been conditioned to the … Continue reading Maritsa Quintal talks about her Legal Placements
A Law Star is our new name for our Peer Mentors. They are designed to welcome both our first year and second year returning students to the Law School. https://vimeo.com/464144889 What is a Law Star? We have 30 Law Stars this year varying from second and third year students. Our stars each have different experiences … Continue reading Meet our 2020 Law Stars
Dolapo Ayofemi, LLB Law Student spent a year at Mercer University in Georgia, Atlanta. Dolapo spent her Spring Break in New York Travel has always been something that I have enjoyed so I knew that I would be doing a year abroad with whatever degree I choose to do. One thing I knew for sure … Continue reading My Study Abroad Experience: A Year in America!
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
Tell us a bit about yourself. "My name is Ece Kilicarslan and I have been the President of ELSA Essex between 2019-20. I am 19 years old and I am a second year student studying LLB Law. I grew up in Turkey and moved to London when I was 17 years old. I am quite … Continue reading An Interview with Ece Kilicarslan – The President of ELSA Essex!
Emma recently graduated this July. Towards the end of my first year at University, I began contemplating the different types of work experience I could embark on to further my chances of success in the law field. In researching my options, I attended the placements bootcamp to gain an insight into the benefits of completing … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma Newton talks why she chose to do a placement year
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
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