The Practice and Compulsory Moots are round the corner. To help you breeze through this challenge of Law School, here is a list of some basic do’s and don’ts with regard to mooting that we believe will be of some help in your preparation: Do Prepare your skeleton argument, authorities and bundles beforehand and ensure you familiarise … Continue reading Mooting Do’s and Don’ts
Bobbie Cheema-Grubb QC is a state-school educated northerner who wanted to be an astronaut Source: First female Asian High Court judge sworn in – Legal Cheek Continue reading First female Asian High Court judge sworn in – Legal Cheek
In October 2015, the House of Lords voted to delay tax credit cuts and demanded alterations to the way they are administered, the first time they have overturned a House of Commons vote on financial matters in years. The policy was not contained in a formal financial act and so does not fall under the … Continue reading Would tax credit battle cause constitutional changes?
It has been reported that MI5, the UK’s counter-intelligence and security agency, has been collecting and analysing substantial data from the phone records of UK citizens over the past 10 years. Following this revelation, many may raise the question: how can this invasion of privacy be held as legal? So what exactly has MI5 been … Continue reading MI5 has been secretly collecting your data for years. What’s next?
Welcome to the third article of our four part series on the Inns of Court. This time, it’s about those all important Scholarships so click on and make sure you don’t miss out! Continue reading About the Inns (Part 3)
Becoming a barrister is not the most straightforward career path to embark upon. There are many hurdles and it is fiercely competitive, but when you get there… what do you actually do? Fortunately, we had the assistance of Professor Stuart Sime, Director of the BPTC and City Law School, on the matter. On a rainy … Continue reading ‘A Career as a Barrister’ with Professor Sime, BPTC Director at City Law School
On the 3rd November we were joined by Charlotte Baker from the University of Law for an evening on the dreaded issue of getting pupillage. Happily, what she had planned for us not quite as stressful as the application process itself. The evening began with a short presentation. Charlotte told us about her journey to … Continue reading University of Law Everything You Need to Know About Getting Pupillage