We are honoured to share this example of how to complete a case in the Ratio Notebook for Law Students. These notes come from the wonderful Bethany, a third-year LLB student at the University of Surrey who has secured a training contract starting in 2021. Bethany is also the Campus Ambassador for Aspiring Solicitors.
I had the honour to be invited by the City University Women in Law Society to take part in a panel discussion back in 2021. When I was at law school, I barely had the chance to take a shower and these brilliant women are running an inclusive community that inspires women law students with regular events and networking opportunities. I was so impressed by the women that I had to catch up with them for an interview.
My summary from a panel discussion on what it means to be a woman in the 21st century organised by the BAME Women Society, Women in Business Society, and Women in Law Society at City University.
Every September I feel a deep sense of nostalgia remembering the start of a new university term. The start of a new term was one of my favourite things because I loved my whole university experience – seeing old friends, learning from new professors, and the social gatherings.
In this interview Amy Weir-Simmons tells us about her journey into law as a non-law graduate. I first came across Amy via her amazing Instagram page @amydoeslaw where she shares tips for law students.
Saira Shani is a very inspirational BPTC student and you will do yourself a big favour by reading to the end of the interview because she packs in so many amazing insights and pieces of advice. Thank you Saira!
Every law student knows the mountain of reading they have to get through, while also trying to have a balanced life. In this interview, law student Mia Siddique gives law students some insight into how to balance a big workload with outside commitments.
Lockdown has been hard on all of us but my heart goes out especially to the students. In this interview, Faaiza Iqbal lets us know what the experience of studying for the LPC (Legal Practice Course) has been like in these crazy times.
As many students head to university after lockdown, we thought that it would be a great opportunity to talk to three law students about how they overcame their fear of law school. Hopefully, this will give courage to those going through a similar experience at the moment.
I learnt these tips over many years studying in both France and the UK for my LLB and LLM degrees and they are what I teach the law students I coach.
If you are about to start law school, this article is for you! These are my top tips and they will hopefully save you some of the shocks I felt when I started law school.
What is the one piece of advice I would give anyone (not just law students) before a job interview? PREPARATION! In this article I reveal the four most common challenging questions that you should prepare for so they don't throw you during your interview.
Burn out at university is a real threat if you don't take precautions. Here are five tips to help you avoid burning out and thriving with your studies.
As a French person studying at a London university, I felt the imposter syndrome very strongly. Here are three ways that I learned to overcome this issue.
I loved catching up with Arooj Zahra Sheikh and discussing what it was like pursuing her dream of becoming a barrister.
Our Ratio notebook for law students is designed to help you take perfect case notes. Here are three tips on how to get the most out of yours.
Something that only a law student would relate to - the crazy reading lists! Here are some tips on how to manage them successfully.
To succeed at law school you need to know what not to do. Read this article for my top three behaviours to avoid as a law student.
I loved studying law but I didn't quite know what I was getting myself into when I started! Read this article for my top five tips for new law students.
Studying law is just the beginning, you need to think about your options after your graduation ceremony.