‘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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Get A Distinction in your LLM (Postgraduate Law)

So today was results day for my semester 1 modules for my LLM degree, and I am proud to announce that I received a distinction, what does this mean, it means that I am on track to attain a distinction overall in my LLM degree. The marking for a postgraduate degree is very different from an [...]

Managing A Part-Time Job and Law School

So, this is my second-year working alongside my degree and it's tough, I have tonnes of late nights due to both work and study. I also have to balance a social life and my extracurricular's as the Campus Ambassador for both Amicus ALJ and The Lawyer Portal. How do I do it? Unfortunately, I am [...]

A Week In The Life of A Postgraduate Law Student

So, it's been a while since i've written something for my blog, but there's a reason- I have been incredibly busy managing university, work, having a life and learning a new language. Anyway lets get into the blog post about a week in the life of a postgraduate student. MONDAY On Monday, I don't actually [...]