17th May 2012
Silk, BBC One's legal drama is back for a second series. For those of you who missed the first, it centres around 'Shoe Lane Chambers' and its resident barristers, including Martha Costello, a recently appointed QC. If you're interested in life at the...
11th May 2012
Having paralegalled for a year prior to university I know fine well the massive benefits which can come from taking on such a role. I am firmly of the opinion that, had I not undertaken this employment, I may not be in the fortunate position I now find...
27th April 2012
The Daily Mail this week featured an article on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The story bore, as its title, the startling statistic that as many as 100,000 women have undergone such surgery in the United Kingdom despite its illegal status. Whilst...
19th April 2012
Featuring on the front page of the Spring 2012 edition of the Lawyer 2B was the story that the College of Law was for sale – this sale is now set to complete, with Montagu Private Equity buying the College.
4th April 2012
Just to let everyone know that despite it being the Easter holidays I'm still available via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and on Facebook to answer any questions anyone might have. With the PLR...
25th March 2012
Currently set at £18,590 for Central London and £16,650 outside of London, the minimum salary requirement was introduced in 1982 to protect trainees from exploitation and to encourage graduates to join the profession. Now, the minimum salary is under...
16th March 2012
Ministers want to introduce new laws enabling the courts to impose sobriety orders as part of a suspended or community sentence. These orders would be used for drinkers cautioned for minor offences, but is this the best way to tackle alcohol fuelled...
5th March 2012
Now that the February LPC exams are finally over and the electives about to begin why not come and see me at my new drop-in session times: 12-2 Tuesday, 1-3 Thursday. This is your chance to use Lexis to get up to speed with your new elective subjects...
6th February 2012
With the LPC Wills and Administration of Estates Exam fast approaching (far too fast for my liking!) this article in the Law Society Gazette caught my eye.
22nd January 2012
Currently in the midst of talks with the SRA, the Co-operative’s legal department are planning to expand their family law services throughout 2012 and could perhaps offer the training contract you’ve been waiting for.
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