In preparation for the upcoming 2019/20 Inns of Court election, we asked some of the current committee to tell you about their role and what they have learnt! Laura Palmer, Vice President: ‘VP has really helped my presence within the law school and has provided me with some excellent networking opportunities. This year, my jobs … Continue reading Why should you join the Inns of Court Committee?
On 13thFebruary, the Southampton University Inns of Court committee hosted a national moot competition which saw a variety of both undergraduate and postgraduate teams competing across the day in order to win the title. The moot problem was written by the competition organiser, Devonté Smith, and concerned the interesting and topical issue of vicarious liability. … Continue reading Inns of Court National Mooting Competition 2019
On Wednesday 5thDecember 2018, the Inns of Court committee in collaboration with the Canadian Law Society, ran a trip to London with 30 students, where we were able to witness first-hand how the country’s legal system operates. The day started with a trip to the Supreme Court. Here, we were met by a tour guide … Continue reading Supreme Court and RCJ Trip with Canadian Law Soc 2018
Actually go to the lectures and tutorials This is kind of a given but cannot be emphasised enough. Although you may not want to walk to Avenue for a 9am legal skills lecture after an Occies Wednesday, it is definitely worth the effort. As not all lectures are recorded, being present in the lecture makes … Continue reading Top tips for surviving law by Sophie Cole
Click the link below to read some great tips for advocates! Source: THINGS LAWYERS DO TO ANNOY JUDGES: EDITED HIGHLIGHTS | Civil Litigation Brief Continue reading THINGS LAWYERS DO TO ANNOY JUDGES: EDITED HIGHLIGHTS | Civil Litigation Brief
Decision is expected on whether entertainer known as PJS, said to have had extramarital affair, can be identified Source: Supreme court to give ruling on ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction | Law | The Guardian Continue reading Supreme court to give ruling on ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction | Law | The Guardian
This week we hosted our annual Cross-examination Competition. We were pleased to welcome Chas Cochand from 2 King’s Bench Walk to adjudicate the competition. As usual, it was a great deal of fun with witnesses being notoriously tricky and pushing the advocates’ ability to control them. Mr Cochand commented on the high standard of advocacy … Continue reading Cross-examination Competition 2015/16