Racism: changing mindsets in a social media age

You can’t just pick and choose the months not to be racist. We have all know about racism for years, decades, centuries not just summer 2020. It’s not a secret that people are racist, it’s not a secret that people of colour are disproportionally affected in the justice system. Racism isn’t about donating, racism is [...]

‘Good guys’ don’t rape

Just because you’re rich, educated and from a good family does not mean that you are a ‘good’ person, and should not permit you with the faculties to escape a rape conviction or any other criminal offence. Money, education and reputation do not equate to goodness. Having read multiple articles where rapists have been let [...]

5 Top Tips For Applying For The Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Having been fortunate enough to secure a place on the LPC at The University of Law and BPP this year (I secured places at Swansea, Cardiff and UWE for 2018, but turned it down to complete the LLM) here are my top tips for applying for the LPC. The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is a [...]

How I Obtained 8 Mini-Pupillages

Firstly, I would like to say that obtaining a mini-pupillage at first was not easy, it was a long and difficult process which took a LOT of trial and error particularly with my CV and cover letter structure and wording. At first, my CV was 3 pages long and that was the first mistake as [...]

My F-Lex Experience

F-Lex is an on-demand paralegal service which connects law students and law firms. It provides law students with temporary and permanent paralegal roles in their areas. It is a great concept and one that provides law students with the option to earn whilst they learn. I was fortunate enough to be selected as a paralegal [...]

5 Reasons To Get Involved With The Law Society

As the Postgraduate Law Representative, I am both a member of the university's law society and on the committee. Being a part of a society, particularly the university's law society is a great way to show to future legal employers that you are motivated to pursue a career in law and enthusiastic about it. The [...]

Story-time: That Time I Turned Down The University of Durham

You're probably sat there reading this like WHAT THE F**K JESSICA?! But you're reading it right, yes, I turned down the University of Durham for Cardiff University. Durham University is a top 10 university and top 100 university globally, it is also one of the Russell Group universities and  it is internationally renowned for its [...]