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August 17, 2018

The Reasonable Man: Subjective or Objective?

The Student Lawyer discusses the case law surrounding the 'Reasonable Man' test. Is this a test that is subjective or objective?
March 21, 2017

What is a Leapfrog Appeal?

A leapfrog appeal is where there is an exclusion clause bypassing the procedure of a case going to the Court of Appeal and enables it to […]
November 23, 2016

Marshalling – Crucial Experience for the Aspiring Barrister

What is marshalling? Why should I do it? I’m glad you asked… Last August, on a warm summer’s morning I was escorted (of my own volition, […]
December 23, 2014

Factors affecting the fight for Human Rights

Given the more liberal society of today's world, the topic of human rights is gaining much more attention than it was ever before. Teoh Soo Shin discusses the factors that can compromise one's human rights through case studies and examples covered by the media, such as Malala Yousafzai.
December 11, 2014

Misrepresentation: Pre and Post 1967

The Changes Brought by the Misrepresentation Act 1967 Before discussing the changes brought by the Misrepresentation Act 1967, it is necessary to understand common law misrepresentation. […]
November 16, 2014

The Five ‘Must Have’ Books for Every Law Student

Aoife takes a look at the top five books that every law student should read. Ranging from Tom Binghams' The Rule of Law to Michael Sandel's Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?, this article is an insightful look at the books and reviews.
October 7, 2014

Top 10 Universities to Study Law

Deciding, when, whether and where to study Law can be tricky. The options are far reaching and can be complicated to sift through. However, panic not! […]
August 8, 2014

‘Magic Circle’ Firms Explained

Kaya Hayward takes a look at the five Magic Circle firms, explaining what they stand for and how they differ
August 7, 2014

Training Contracts: Tips from a Trainee

Shannon Revel provides us with tips from a recent interview she had with a trainee at a regional firm, these tips mainly focus around how to get that all important training contract and what specifically to put into your applications.