In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Essex Law Clinic has adapted its service so that clients can still receive free legal help during this difficult time. So on the 7 April 2020, the Virtual Essex Law Clinic was launched. Students, under Supervision, meet and interview clients via Zoom and then observe the Clinic Supervisors … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic – Virtual Clinic launched!
We are currently sending more emails to each other as everyone has been asked to stay at home. This means that you are unable to visit staff in person to resolve any queries. Therefore, we thought it would be a good idea to post a guide on writing emails as many students have little practice … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Writing an email to a member of staff
Staying focused whilst studying at home can be really difficult when there are so many distractions. However, it is really important to be focused when studying as it will help you to complete work of a higher standard, memorise information better and will save you time. Here are some things you can do to help … Continue reading Advice on how to stay focused whilst studying at home
On Monday 16 March, we held our Mooting Competition Final at the Supreme Court in London! The best performing teams, Sean Walkden and Arthur Sutton for the appellants and Sandra Wassili and Una Haznadar for the respondents, argued a case on consumer law and protection in front of Lord Wilson. Before the competition began, the … Continue reading Our Mooting Competition Final was held at the Supreme Court!
Last weekend, we held our extra special Law Ball for the School's fortieth anniversary! This was held at Colchester Town Hall, with over 100 students, 25 staff members and 15 legal professionals attending. It was a great opportunity for students to get away from their studies and have fun! The Ball opened with a Drinks … Continue reading What happened at the Law Ball 2020?!
Essex Law Clinic Guest post by Zoé Monty & Priscillia Odia. NRPF (No Recourse to Public Funds) is a condition imposed on someone who is ‘subject to immigration control’. A person with no recourse to public funds is prohibited from accessing public funds such as certain welfare benefits and social housing. During last term, we … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic & The Red Cross: lifting the No Recourse to Public Funds restriction
Every undergraduate and postgraduate taught student at the University of Essex is assigned a personal tutor. This is an academic member of staff, who is there to support you in your studies. What can my personal tutor help me with? Your personal tutor can: Help you understand your feedback from assignments and discuss your academic … Continue reading Personal Tutors 101
Students and staff of the LLB English and French Law (Licence) are delighted to announce the launch of the very first edition of the Concours d'eloquence or the Great Eloquence Contest! This is running during the 2019-2020 academic year here at Essex. The contest is the opportunity for students to debate relevant topics, for and … Continue reading Concours d’eloquence!
What is the Law Ball? The Law Ball is an annual event run by the Events and Communications team within the School of Law. Last year, we ran our first Ball, which was was held at Wivenhoe House Hotel. This event sold out, with 75 people attending. This year we are making the Law Ball … Continue reading Law Ball 2020 FAQ
This week, we held our Client Interviewing Competition to select the team that would represent Essex Law School at the regional competition to be held next month at London South Bank University. The competition involved students working in a team of two in a simulated law office, where they interviewed and advised a 'client' (a … Continue reading Essex’s Client Interviewing Competition!