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Uni is what you make of it

  Recently, I was working an Open Day as a Law School Student Ambassador and a parent asked me what kinds of networking opportunities there are available for law students. I rattled off my usual list: Law Society competitions and moot winners receive work experiences or offers to shadow lawyers/judges, barristers and solicitors come in […]

Law Ball: A magical night

Law Ball: A magical night

  So, every year, the biggest night to look forward to is the Law Ball – it’s the biggest social event of the year for both law students and law academics alike. Each year is a different theme, which is purely for the entertainment and decor (no fancy dress allowed!). In my first year, it […]

Friendships at university

  University is a strange time because we live in such a bubble. It’s a strange isolation from the real world that will never be replicated at any other time in your life. Time seems to go at a different speed to the rest of the world – slow and quick all at the same […]

Leicester Hot Spot: Madison’s

Leicester Hot Spot: Madison’s

  So, last time I did a ‘Hot Spot’, I wrote about another coffee shop. I’ve realised that a lot of my time is spent in coffee shops, and I’mΒ this close to doing a research-based Master’s to discover what about coffee shops is so appealing on every level for me.   But anyway, today’s spotlight […]

What’s stopping me from pursuing what I want to do?

  This is a question that weighs me down, and has for a while. If you’ve been following my blogs, you’ll know that I’ve written many a blog post on my career path in trying to figure out what it is what I want to do. Over the summer, I’ve had chats with a few […]

Case law vs statute law

Actus reus of technical assault

  Before I begin the actual blog post: I’ve posted some of my old notes from first and second year, which you can find at the bottom of the page. But, if you’re curious as to what I have to say about the difference between case law and statute law and what that has to […]

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